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)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 1,1701,437 22.882 78187
United States 97,300108,700 11.76,500 6,10013,740

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 19.2411.4414.16 18.4923.2928.13
Alaska 24.2116.8720.54 24.4427.7632.04
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 22.8814.9718.29 23.5525.9032.02
Fairbanks North Star Borough 26.0020.1222.07 25.1528.5534.42
Balance of State 24.9317.6620.75 25.2128.5431.12

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
1,400178 12.733.7 25.2
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation548
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation179
UI claimants previously working in occupation116
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 1,372
Number of job position postings 220
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 6.2

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