Fairbanks, Alaska Job Growth
There were 37,600 jobs in Fairbanks, Alaska in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 43,001 employed persons for the month. Fairbanks lost 200 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 21 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fairbanks job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Fairbanks, Alaska Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Fairbanks 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 for Fairbanks, Alaska
CES employment for Fairbanks peaked in October 2012 at 40,100. Since then 2,500 jobs have been lost in Fairbanks according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 45,390 for Fairbanks in February 2012. 2,389 jobs have been lost in Fairbanks since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Fairbanks, Alaska Employment History