Anchorage, Alaska 

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Anchorage, AK is a great place to find employment opportunities. The city's job growth rate is 7.82%, which is slightly lower than the national average of 30.54%. Despite this, the unemployment rate in Anchorage remains low at 5.7%, which is lower than the US average of 4.1%. With its growing job market and low unemployment rate, it's no surprise that more people are looking to Anchorage for job opportunities and a better future.

The unemployment rate in Anchorage is 6.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%)


- That Job Growth in Anchorage has been Negative.
- Jobs have Decreased by 0.8% over the past year.
- The average salary in Anchorage is $88,871.
- The median home cost in Anchorage is $344,400


- Best paying jobs in Anchorage? Architecture, Engineering ($103,531)
- Worst paying jobs? Food Prep, Serving ($20,833)
- Highest paying industry jobs? Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction ($135,938)
- Lowest paying industry jobs? Accommodation and Food Services ($20,959)
- Average Income of Residents in Anchorage ($43,125) compared to USA ($37,638)
- The Unemployment Rate in Anchorage (6.6) is higher than USA (6)


View jobs in occupation categories below. It is important to join a job site search that offers legally protected status, inclusive workplace, and diverse and inclusive workplace if you're looking for work in Anchorage. A team that respects gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, and other legally protected status are important to look for.

Diverse and inclusive employers are looking for job seekers with a wide range of skills and experience. You can find jobs in Anchorage, Alaska that match your qualifications.

  EMPLOYMENT INFORMATIONAnchorage, AlaskaUnited States
  AVERAGE SALARY BY OCCUPATIONAnchorage, AlaskaUnited States
  Business, Financial$68,563$68,299
  Computer, Math$73,666$87,306
  Architecture, Engineering$103,531$86,023
  Social Service$50,326$44,925
  Arts, Entertainment$40,801$43,591
  Health Practitioners$90,464$75,327
  Health Technicians$47,616$41,524
  Healthcare Support$32,622$25,441
  Fire Fighters$43,349$35,516
  Law Enforcement$81,163$64,941
  Food Prep, Serving$20,833$16,379
  Cleaning, Maintenance$25,531$23,378
  Personal Care$22,479$15,351
  Sales, Related$31,074$33,178
  Office Admin, Support$41,092$35,058
  Farming, Fishing, Forestry$32,385$25,716
  Construction, Extraction$64,538$41,315
  Maintence, Repair$58,750$48,436
  Material Moving$27,721$25,906
  AVERAGE SALARY BY INDUSTRYAnchorage, AlaskaUnited States
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting$50,750$31,273
  Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction$135,938$74,432
  Wholesale Trade$53,665$51,301
  Retail Trade$28,441$26,757
  Transportation and Warehousing$56,629$43,256
  Finance and Insurance$59,929$65,016
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing$55,383$46,406
  Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services$75,589$73,907
  Management of Companies and Enterprises$81,056$75,118
  Administrative and Support and Waste Services$38,643$30,687
  Educational Services$50,130$44,708
  Health Care and Social Assistance$47,784$40,852
  Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation$24,604$25,861
  Accommodation and Food Services$20,959$18,154
  Other Services$39,317$29,481
  Public Administration$69,697$61,644
UNEMPLOYMENT BY YEAR (Years 1990 to 2021)


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Reviews for Anchorage    81 Reviews
it's cool - pros and cons of anchorage - 9/5/2022
it's nice, i liked it when i grew up there. kinda wish i could move back, but i didn't really like being isolated from all the things like nordstrom, trader joe's,... Read More

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Beautiful place when it's sunny... - 12/14/2021
I grew up and lived in Anchorage during my teenage years and 20s. Positives: Its hard to find a city closer to nature. Sometimes you get more nature than you may want,... Read More

Although it's very beautiful, it's not utopia. - 8/16/2020
Like any city, Anchorage has it's pros and cons: Pros: The scenery is incredibly beautiful. Endless amount of walking trails to enjoy. The summers are mild... Read More

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