Masters in Healthcare Degrees in Alaska
According to Alaska’s LaborStats, a vast majority of the state’s healthcare occupations have been experiencing "strong" to "robust" growth proving the healthcare industry to be on fertile ground. The average salary in Alaska’s healthcare industry is $89,360 with orthodontist earning the most at $230,810, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. More than a third of those employed in the state’s healthcare industry are registered nurses, who earn an average salary of $82,080.
Anchorage, the capital city, employs nearly two-thirds of the state’s 15,150 healthcare employees. Medical and health services managers earn an average salary of $104,060, putting the administrative position for student’s earning their master’s in healthcare as an appealing opportunity.