Alaska Job Growth
There were 316,400 jobs in Alaska in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 344,718 employed persons for the month. Alaska added 600 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 539 (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 March 2015 for Alaska at 340,800. Since then 24,400 jobs have been lost in Alaska according to the employer survey. From a trough of 283,300 in April 2020, Alaska has gained 33,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Alaska reached a maximum of 346,021 in June 2022. 1,303 jobs have been lost in Alaska since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Alaska Employment History