Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other (29-9099)

Occupation description:  All healthcare practitioners and technical workers not listed separately.

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

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 258304 17.86 819
United States 40,00045,000 12.6900 1,2002,600

Job outlook

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


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 29.1312.8417.04 24.7738.8851.77
Alaska 31.5220.9323.96 29.1838.2546.75
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 33.6521.6226.93 32.9239.2047.29

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
33953 15.632.9 25.2
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation149
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation96
UI claimants previously working in occupation36
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 197
Number of job position postings 53
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 3.7

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

Education: Postsecondary non-degree award Work experience: None On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
Alaska Institute of Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture & Massage Therapy   (Anchorage)
Tai Chi – Advanced

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Kuskokwim   (Bethel)
Ethnobotany CT2