Family Practice in Anchorage Alaska

Physician: Family Practice
Market: Metropolitan 2 (250,001 to 1M)
Job ID:8871
Verified Date:09/03/2020
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No Response
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Family Practice

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Clinic hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m
  • The incoming candidate will be afforded a flexible work schedule with a four-day work week
  • This is an outpatient only opportunity, with no call
  • Onsite lab, x-ray and procedure room

Compensation Details

  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation
  • 401K match
  • Comprehensive benefits package

Community Details

  • Anchorage, with 285,000 residents, is a modern American city surrounded by spectacular scenery and boundless outdoor recreation opportunities.
  • Within the city limits are moose, bears, glaciers, hundreds of miles of trails for hiking, biking and skiing, a ski resort, golf courses, major dogsled race starts, and several peaks of the hugely popular Chugach Mountains.
  • There are also shopping malls, world-class restaurants, brewpubs, two universities, a sports arena and a performing arts center. The combination of urban and wild is what makes Anchorage such a special place.
  • Where else can you catch a salmon in the shadow of skyscrapers, or meet a moose on your way to the symphony?

Recruiter Insights

Compensation. The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting Family Practice Salaries In Denver, Seattle and Chicago. Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 20% Lower Than The Aforementioned Metropolitan Areas, Provides Significant Purchasing Power To Build Their Dream Home, Payoff School Loans And Retire Early. 

The Housing Market. This 4 bedroom, 3 bath 4,212 sq ft home with OUTSTANDING VIEWS from both floors. High quality custom build. Approximately 2600SF on main floor includes master BR, study, LR, kitchen, great room and 3 baths. SF likely does not include sun room or upper sleeping nook/study. Lower level is about 1746SF has 2BR and bath, workout room, family room and lots of storage. This home can be yours for $599,000

The Community.  Anchorage is a city of lights and flowers, a city with outdoor excitement inside the city limits, a city where culture is a way of life, a clean and healthy place to live, a great place to raise a family and an exciting place to do business.

The Employer. For more than 35 years they has been fulfilling the medical needs of Alaskans, continually improving the scope of services and skills available within the state and is now a 254-bed licensed and accredited facility.

With more than 1,000 employees and a medical staff of over 450 independent practitioners, they offers a broad spectrum of health services to the community. 

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 6 miles: Anchorage, AK (ANC / PANC) Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport


Closest Major City:

  • 1215 miles to Vancouver, Canada
  • 1220 miles to Burnaby, Canada
  • 1230 miles to Surrey, Canada
  • 1249 miles to Victoria, Canada
  • 1314 miles to Seattle, WA

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 6 miles: Anchorage, AK (ANC / PANC) Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
  • 158 miles: Kenai, AK (ENA / PAEN) Kenai Municipal Airport
  • 183 miles: Cordova, AK (CDV / PACV) Merle K. (Mudhole) Smith Airport
  • 194 miles: Nikolai, AK (NIB / PAFS / FSP) Nikolai Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $320,800
  • City Cost of Living Index - 128.7
  • State Cost of Living Index - 102.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


Colleges and Universities:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (Full-time enrollment: 12,483; )
  • Charter College-Anchorage (FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • Alaska Career College (FT enrollment: 741)


  • 58.7% White alone
  • 9.0% Hispanic
  • 8.8% Asian alone
  • 8.5% Two or more races
  • 7.4% American Indian alone


  • State Income Tax Rate - 0%
  •  State Sales Tax Rate - 0%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.04%

Major Industry:

  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)


  • Anchorage Parks and Rec has 10,946 acres of municipal parkland; 223 parks with 82 playgrounds; 250 miles of trails and greenbelts linking neighborhoods with surrounding natural open spaces and wildlife habitat (135 miles of paved trails); 110 athletic fields; 5 pools; 11 recreation facilities; year-round and seasonal Park Department employees.

Arts & Culture:

  • Alaska's largest museum, the Anchorage Museum tells the story of Alaska and the North
  • Established in 1898, Crow Creek Mine is widely known as one of the most prolific mining operations in south central Alaska
  • The Alaska Museum of Science and Nature is the hidden gem in Anchorage. A blend of old and new the Museum features touchable as well as fragile specimens in cases

Sports for the Spectator:

  • There are no professional sports teams in Alaska, but several minor league and semi-professional teams play in Alaska, especially in Anchorage.
  • Alaska Aces (hockey)
  • Anchorage Bucs (baseball)
  • Anchorage Glacier Pilots (baseball)

Sports for the Participant:

  • Dog Sledding
  • Soccer
  • Golf
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Climbing
  • Baseball
  • Basketball


  • Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall
  • Polar Bear Gifts
  • Grizzly's Gifts
  • Alaska Wild Berry Products
  • Midtown Mall

Top Five things to do:

  1. Anchorage Northern Lights Tour
  2. Anchorage Trolley Tour
  3. Matanuska Glacier Hike from Anchorage
  4. Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race
  5. Winter Alaska Wildlife Tour