Dentists, General (29-1021)
Examine, diagnose, and treat diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth and gums. May treat diseases of nerve, pulp, and other dental tissues affecting oral hygiene and retention of teeth. May fit dental appliances or provide preventive care. Excludes Prosthodontists (29-1024), Orthodontists (29-1023), Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (29-1022) and Dentists, All Other Specialists (29-1029).
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||72.55||23.60||23.60||50.53||*||*|
|Balance of State||88.66||23.68||50.72||*||*||*|
* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.