Nurse Practitioners (29-1171)
Occupation description: Diagnose and treat acute, episodic, or chronic illness, independently or as part of a healthcare team. May focus on health promotion and disease prevention. May order, perform, or interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x rays. May prescribe medication. Must be registered nurses who have specialized graduate education.
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Employment and Job Openings  (click here for the 10-year forecast)
|Employment||Average annual openings|
|2018 estimate||2028 projection||Percent change||Labor force exits||Occupation transfers||Total|
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|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Fairbanks North Star Borough||68.53||51.07||55.52||62.58||73.84||82.80|
|Balance of State||53.55||30.42||35.34||53.33||70.32||79.56|