Physicians and Surgeons, All Other (29-1069)

Occupation description:  All physicians and surgeons not listed separately.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 309360 16.55 914
United States 347,200398,800 14.95,170 9,35014,510

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is strong with high employment opportunities. Read more.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 98.8328.4157.27 99.48**
Alaska 114.7836.5089.04 ***
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 107.2333.4773.03 ***

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
437119 27.255.4 44.0
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation34
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation9
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 47
Number of job position postings 7
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 6.7

Alaska Licensing Information

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Doctoral or professional degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: Internship/Residency