Community Health Workers (21-1094)
Assist individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors. Conduct outreach for medical personnel or health organizations to implement programs in the community that promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health. May provide information on available resources, provide social support and informal counseling, advocate for individuals and community health needs, and provide services such as first aid and blood pressure screening. May collect data to help identify community health needs. Excludes Health Educators (21-1091).
Employment and Job Openings
|Employment||Average Annual Openings|
|2018 Estimate||2028 Projection||Percent Change||Labor Force Exits||Occupation Transfers||Total|
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Fairbanks North Star Borough||21.35||11.20||14.61||18.87||29.46||31.50|
|Balance of State||28.90||14.94||18.26||28.78||36.74||46.72|
* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.