What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

38,400

Total High School CTE Concentrators

329

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Medical and Health Services Managers 910 $99,040 20.9%
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 70 $0 14.3%
Chiropractors 80 $91,940 37.5%
Dentists, General 220 $208,000 22.7%
Dietitians and Nutritionists 150 $67,690 20%
Optometrists 60 $134,040 16.7%
Pharmacists 340 $144,670 11.8%
Anesthesiologists 30 $208,000 33.3%
Family and General Practitioners 360 $208,000 25%
Internists, General 100 $208,000 20%
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 40 $208,000 25%
Pediatricians, General 60 $208,000 16.7%
Psychiatrists 60 $208,000 16.7%
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 410 $208,000 24.4%
Physician Assistants 420 $120,990 21.4%
Occupational Therapists 210 $87,440 19%
Physical Therapists 500 $96,660 22%
Respiratory Therapists 150 $75,910 26.7%
Speech-Language Pathologists 250 $85,200 12%
Therapists, All Other 150 $52,810 26.7%
Veterinarians 150 $99,540 20%
Registered Nurses 5,480 $87,650 20.8%
Nurse Anesthetists 70 $184,740 14.3%
Nurse Practitioners 330 $120,100 24.2%
Audiologists 30 $48,290 0%
Dental Hygienists 640 $116,730 23.4%
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 60 $55,770 16.7%
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 120 $94,130 25%
Radiologic Technologists 430 $72,850 23.3%
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 50 $83,990 20%
Dietetic Technicians 50 $41,060 20%
Pharmacy Technicians 500 $42,410 8%
Psychiatric Technicians 300 $37,110 20%
Surgical Technologists 200 $63,870 25%
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 170 $39,270 23.5%
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians 70 $44,690 28.6%
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 510 $58,180 17.6%
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 520 $46,010 19.2%
Opticians, Dispensing 150 $45,360 20%
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 260 $59,740 23.1%
Athletic Trainers 40 $45,610 25%
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other 260 $66,580 15.4%
Home Health Aides 1,080 $28,200 26.9%
Psychiatric Aides 150 $41,120 6.7%
Nursing Assistants 1,990 $38,500 19.6%
Orderlies 80 $38,100 12.5%
Physical Therapist Assistants 80 $59,960 25%
Physical Therapist Aides 70 $37,590 28.6%
Dental Assistants 1,160 $46,100 24.1%
Medical Assistants 1,670 $44,230 23.4%
Medical Equipment Preparers 90 $45,350 11.1%
Medical Transcriptionists 100 $49,860 20%
Pharmacy Aides 30 $44,840 33.3%
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 240 $32,020 20.8%
Phlebotomists 120 $39,570 25%
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 1,170 $44,670 23.1%
Medical Secretaries 720 $40,210 23.6%
Nurse Midwives 100 $89,070 30%
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 170 $66,560 23.5%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Alaska) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
EMT / Paramedic License License Moderately Undersupplied 331 185
HIPAA Training and Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 28 127
PLTW Principles of Biomedical Sciences CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 116
Certified Nursing Assistant Certification Very Oversupplied 0 60
PLTW Principles of Biomedical Innovation CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 29
PLTW Human Body Systems CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 25
PLTW Medical Interventions CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 22
AMCA Clinical Medical Assistant Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 37 0
ARRT - Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Certification Supply meets demand 1 0
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Certification Very Undersupplied 37 0
Certified EEG/EKG/ECG Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 219 0
Certified Medical Assistant Certification Very Undersupplied 1,099 0
Certified Pharmacy Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 175 0
Certified Registered Central Service Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 18 0
Certified Surgical Technologist Certification Very Undersupplied 32 0
Dental Assistant License Very Undersupplied 466 0
Licensed Practical Nurse License Very Undersupplied 260 0
Medical Assistant Certification Very Undersupplied 506 0
NCCT Medical Assistant Certification Very Undersupplied 95 0
NCCT Phlebotomy Technician Certification Moderately Undersupplied 5 0
NCLEX - Registered Nurse License Very Undersupplied 6,480 0
Radiation and Radiographer License License Very Undersupplied 262 0
Registered Phlebotomy Technician Certification Moderately Undersupplied 5 0