Alaska Job Growth
There were 324,700 jobs in Alaska in April 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 344,977 employed persons for the month. Alaska added 100 jobs in April 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 494 (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 16,100 jobs have been lost in Alaska according to the employer survey. From a trough of 283,700 in April 2020, Alaska has gained 41,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Alaska for April 2023 is at a new high of 344,977.
Employment: CES, CPS
Alaska Employment History