Alaska Healthcare Administration Salaries - AK
Alaska’s motto could be summed up thusly -- choose Alaska, choose adventure. What other state can offer the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race that starts in Anchorage and ends in Nome, the Sitka Whale Fest, or the beautiful Stikine River where the largest springtime concentration of American Bald Eagles in the world congregates? For those interested in the management and administrative side of healthcare, choosing employment in Alaska can be an exciting choice.
In Alaska, median annual healthcare administration salaries are averaging at $65,000 according to national salary trend data from Indeed.com, an online job search engine. Average annual salaries for medical and health services managers in some of Alaska’s cities are:
- Anchorage, $62,000 yearly
- Fairbanks, $57,000 yearly
- Juneau $60,000, yearly
- Sitka, $75,000 yearly
Healthcare administrators are typically employed in medical facilities such as the Providence Alaska Medical Center, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, Alaska Regional Hospital, and Central Peninsula Regional Hospital.
According to projections by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States Department of Labor and the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, there were 900 people employed in 2006 in Alaska as medical and health services managers. By 2016, employment in this field is expected to grow by 19 percent to 1,080 openings, demonstrating that this is a career opportunity worth considering.