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Apr
23

Occupational Employment and Wages in Fairbanks, May 2014

Workers in the Fairbanks Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $26.40 in May 2014, about 16 percent above the nationwide average of $22.71, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Apr
23

Occupational Employment and Wages in Anchorage, May 2014

Workers in the Anchorage Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $26.30 in May 2014, about 16 percent above the nationwide average of $22.71, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Apr
08

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Alaska – 2014

In 2014, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6 (which includes the unemployed, workers employed part time for economic reasons, and those marginally attached to the labor force), was 11.5 percent in Alaska, not significantly different from the 12.0-percent rate...

Alaska Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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366.0 365.7 366.6 367.1 367.5 (P) 367.3

Employment (1)

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342.0 342.2 343.7 343.9 343.6 (P) 342.7

Unemployment (1)

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23.9 23.5 22.9 23.2 23.9 (P) 24.6

Unemployment Rate (2)

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6.5 6.4 6.3 6.3 6.5 (P) 6.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm (3)

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338.1 340.6 341.4 339.1 338.2 (P) 341.2

12-month % change

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0.7 1.1 1.1 0.6 0.3 (P) 0.8

Mining and Logging (3)

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17.9 17.9 18.2 17.9 18.1 (P) 17.8

12-month % change

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2.9 2.3 3.4 1.7 2.8 (P) 0.6

Construction (3)

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17.8 18.1 18.3 17.7 17.8 (P) 18.2

12-month % change

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5.3 5.8 5.2 1.1 0.6 (P) 4.6

Manufacturing (3)

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13.5 14.5 14.6 13.3 13.0 (P) 15.0

12-month % change

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-4.9 -4.0 -3.3 -8.9 -9.1 (P) -2.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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65.8 66.3 66.5 66.6 66.4 (P) 66.7

12-month % change

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2.5 3.1 3.6 3.4 3.3 (P) 3.1

Information (3)

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6.2 6.2 6.3 6.3 6.2 (P) 6.2

12-month % change

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-1.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 -1.6 (P) 0.0

Financial Activities (3)

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12.3 12.5 12.1 12.3 12.1 (P) 12.1

12-month % change

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1.7 2.5 -0.8 0.8 0.0 (P) -0.8

Professional & Business Services (3)

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29.2 29.4 29.6 29.3 29.1 (P) 29.1

12-month % change

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-3.6 -2.6 -1.7 -1.3 -3.3 (P) -2.7

Education & Health Services (3)

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47.0 47.2 47.1 47.0 47.5 (P) 48.0

12-month % change

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0.0 0.4 0.4 0.2 1.3 (P) 2.3

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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34.6 34.8 34.7 34.6 34.1 (P) 33.9

12-month % change

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2.7 3.0 2.1 1.8 0.0 (P) -0.3

Other Services (3)

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11.8 11.7 11.7 11.9 11.8 (P) 12.1

12-month % change

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0.9 0.0 0.0 1.7 1.7 (P) 2.5

Government (3)

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82.0 82.0 82.3 82.2 82.1 (P) 82.1

12-month % change

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-0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 (P) -0.1

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(P) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Western Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2015
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2015
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table May 2015
Western - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Anchorage, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fairbanks, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2015
Union Membership in Alaska – 2014 Employment News Release Mar 2015
County Employment and Wages in Alaska – Second Quarter 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Feb 2015
Women’s Earnings in Alaska – 2013 Pay News Release Jan 2015
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Alaska – 2014 Unemployment News Release Apr 2015
CPI Historical Table - Anchorage, AK Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2015
CPI Historical Table - Anchorage, AK (old base) Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2015
Consumer Price Index, Anchorage – Second Half 2014 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2015
Anchorage Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2015
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