Alaska Job Growth
There were 327,400 jobs in Alaska in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 336,951 employed persons for the month. Alaska lost 3,000 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 139 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Alaska job growth compared to other states.
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Alaska Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Alaska as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment in Alaska
CES employment peaked in January 2015 for Alaska at 340,800. Since then 13,400 jobs have been lost in Alaska according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Alaska reached a maximum of 342,431 in May 2017. 5,480 jobs have been lost in Alaska since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Alaska Employment History