Fairbanks, Alaska Job Growth
There were 37,700 jobs in Fairbanks, Alaska in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 43,607 employed persons for the month. Fairbanks added 100 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 24 (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 2,400 jobs have been lost in Fairbanks according to the employer survey. From a trough of 37,300 in July 2017, Fairbanks has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 45,378 for Fairbanks in February 2012. 1,771 jobs have been lost in Fairbanks since then according to the household survey. From a December 2016 low of 43,345, Fairbanks has added 262 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Fairbanks, Alaska Employment History