Fairbanks, Alaska Job Growth
There were 36,700 jobs in Fairbanks, Alaska in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 44,252 employed persons for the month. Fairbanks lost 200 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 155 (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 3,200 jobs have been lost in Fairbanks according to the employer survey. From a trough of 32,700 in April 2020, Fairbanks has gained 3,999 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 45,199 for Fairbanks in March 2012. 947 jobs have been lost in Fairbanks since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 38,876, Fairbanks has added 5,376 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Fairbanks, Alaska Employment History