Nurse Anesthetists (29-1151)
Occupation description: Administer anesthesia, monitor patients vital signs, and oversee patient recovery from anesthesia. May assist anesthesiologists, surgeons, other physicians, or dentists. Must be registered nurses who have specialized graduate education.
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Labor Force Indicators
|2016 Worker Characteristics
|Total workers||Nonresident workers
||Percent nonresident||Percent age 45 plus||Percent age 50 plus
|2016 Potential Supply
|Qualified but working in another occupation||8
|Currently employed in a lower paid occupation||5
|UI claimants previously working in occupation||0
|2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
|Number of registrants
|Number of job position postings
|Ratio of registrants to job position postings
Alaska Licensing Information
Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training
|Education: Master's degree
||Work experience: None
||On-the-job training: None
Alaska Economic Trends articles
Nursing Across the State (March 2010)