Fairbanks, Alaska Job Growth
There were 35,100 jobs in Fairbanks, Alaska in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 42,664 employed persons for the month. Fairbanks added 200 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 51 (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 39,900. Since then 4,800 jobs have been lost in Fairbanks according to the employer survey. From a trough of 33,000 in April 2020, Fairbanks has gained 2,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 45,410 for Fairbanks in March 2012. 2,746 jobs have been lost in Fairbanks since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 38,085, Fairbanks has added 4,579 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Fairbanks, Alaska Employment History