Registered Nurses (29-1141)
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required. Includes Clinical Nurse Specialists. Excludes Nurse Anesthetists (29-1151), Nurse Midwives (29-1161), and Nurse Practitioners (29-1171).
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 very high employment opportunities.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Balance of State||49.23||34.95||41.02||47.10||53.54||62.16|
* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.