Alaska Health Care Occupations by Employment Outlook

OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Dental Assistants $4,113growth robust, openings very high
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other $4,196growth robust, openings very high
Home Health Aides n/agrowth robust, openings very high
Medical Assistants $3,803growth robust, openings very high
Medical Secretaries $3,316growth robust, openings very high
Dental Hygienists n/agrowth robust, openings moderate
Physical Therapists $8,554growth robust, openings moderate
Physician Assistants $10,711growth robust, openings moderate
Radiologic Technologists $6,404growth robust, openings moderate
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians $5,203growth robust, openings low
Chiropractors $6,590growth robust, openings low
Dentists, All Other Specialists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Dentists, General $19,994growth robust, openings low
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $8,106growth robust, openings low
Dietetic Technicians $3,445growth robust, openings low
Family and General Practitioners n/agrowth robust, openings low
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other n/agrowth robust, openings low
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other n/agrowth robust, openings low
Healthcare Social Workers $5,418growth robust, openings low
Internists, General n/agrowth robust, openings low
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians n/agrowth robust, openings low
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Nuclear Medicine Technologists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Nurse Anesthetists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Nurse Midwives $7,160growth robust, openings low
Nurse Practitioners $9,658growth robust, openings low
Obstetricians and Gynecologists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians $3,921growth robust, openings low
Optometrists $11,962growth robust, openings low
Orderlies n/agrowth robust, openings low
Pediatricians, General n/agrowth robust, openings low
Phlebotomists $3,508growth robust, openings low
Physical Therapist Aides $3,983growth robust, openings low
Physical Therapist Assistants $5,287growth robust, openings low
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other n/agrowth robust, openings low
Radiation Therapists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Recreational Therapists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Surgical Technologists $5,638growth robust, openings low
Nursing Assistants n/agrowth strong, openings very high
Personal Care Aides n/agrowth strong, openings very high
Registered Nurses $7,542growth strong, openings very high
Massage Therapists $6,423growth strong, openings high
Medical and Health Services Managers $9,499growth strong, openings high
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses $5,321growth strong, openings moderate
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians n/agrowth strong, openings moderate
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers $4,283growth strong, openings moderate
Psychiatric Technicians $3,364growth strong, openings moderate
Anesthesiologists n/agrowth strong, openings low
Athletic Trainers $4,220growth strong, openings low
Audiologists $6,713growth strong, openings low
Dietitians and Nutritionists $6,053growth strong, openings low
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other n/agrowth strong, openings low
Medical Equipment Preparers $4,225growth strong, openings low
Medical Transcriptionists $2,844growth strong, openings low
Occupational Therapists $7,528growth strong, openings low
Opticians, Dispensing $4,509growth strong, openings low
Psychiatrists n/agrowth strong, openings low
Respiratory Therapists $5,791growth strong, openings low
Therapists, All Other n/agrowth strong, openings low
Social and Human Service Assistants $3,634growth moderate, openings very high
Health Educators $5,600growth moderate, openings moderate
Mental Health Counselors n/agrowth moderate, openings moderate
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors n/agrowth moderate, openings moderate
Dental Laboratory Technicians $4,028growth moderate, openings low
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics n/agrowth moderate, openings low
Medical Equipment Repairers $5,428growth moderate, openings low
Pharmacists $11,884growth moderate, openings low
Speech-Language Pathologists $7,239growth moderate, openings low
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other $3,490growth low, openings high
Pharmacy Technicians $3,690growth low, openings moderate
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $6,981growth low, openings low
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $5,795growth low, openings low
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $6,328growth low, openings low
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists n/agrowth low, openings low
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians n/agrowth low, openings low
Pharmacy Aides $4,050growth low, openings low
Psychiatric Aides n/agrowth low, openings low
Epidemiologists n/an/a
Genetic Counselors n/an/a
Hearing Aid Specialists n/an/a
Marriage and Family Therapists $4,920n/a
Medical Appliance Technicians $3,834n/a
Occupational Therapy Aides n/an/a
Occupational Therapy Assistants n/an/a
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians n/an/a
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons n/an/a
Orthodontists n/an/a
Orthotists and Prosthetists n/an/a
Podiatrists n/an/a
Prosthodontists n/an/a
Respiratory Therapy Technicians n/an/a
Surgeons n/an/a