Fairbanks, Alaska Job Growth
There were 37,700 jobs in Fairbanks, Alaska in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 43,313 employed persons for the month. Fairbanks added 500 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 57 (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 37,200 in April 2018, Fairbanks has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 45,375 for Fairbanks in February 2012. 2,062 jobs have been lost in Fairbanks since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 43,256, Fairbanks has added 57 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Fairbanks, Alaska Employment History