Alaska Employment Analysis

( Data Date : December 2019 )

 Alaska Employment Data

Alaska, “the Last Frontier,” offers unique adventures, challenges and opportunities. At the same time, at the end of the day, the state’s economic and employment trends also parallel many of its mainland peers. For example, while you may be able to find work in the tourism or fishing industry, jobs are seasonal; and oil production in the state has greatly slowed in recent years.

The latest employment scorecard for the State of Alaska for is listed below, based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  The higher unemployment rate could reflect slack in the market as more workers enter the labor force. You can view what jobs are available in Alabama, as well as which sectors of the economy are growing most quickly, on our Job Listings page


State/Metropolitan Employment Data:

Alaska Unemployment Rate Trends (% change)

  • Compared to national rates, Alaska unemployment rate in December 2019 was higher by 2.6% than the U.S. rate of 3.5%.

  • Employment information is based on data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

    Graphs and charts are based on monthly data from 2000 to present (BLS reports monthly data a month to six weeks after the close of each month).

    The data MuniNet Guide uses and presents is seasonally adjusted.