Healthcare Support Workers, All Other (31-9099)

Occupation description:  All healthcare support workers 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 1,3541,591 17.524 3154
United States 102,700114,700 11.71,200 2,1403,340

Job outlook

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

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 18.1310.5213.42 17.4621.8226.08
Alaska 21.7215.2917.58 21.4124.9529.61
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 22.0315.3717.45 21.5825.6730.24
Balance of State 24.6319.9721.40 23.7827.8831.07

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
1,361150 11.034.8 25.4
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation609
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation291
UI claimants previously working in occupation136
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 1,201
Number of job position postings 247
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.9

Alaska Licensing Information

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

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: None