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)

  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.

2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 101.6329.0460.24 ***
Alaska 123.3838.75* ***
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 110.3433.4973.34 ***
Southeast Region 132.2088.29* ***

* 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

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
525160 30.555.9 41.6
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation43
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation21
UI claimants previously working in occupation7
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 47
Number of job position postings 9
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 5.2

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