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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

Fairbanks, Alaska Metro Area

MSA: Fairbanks, AK
borough: Fairbanks North Star
Population (2016 estimate): 101,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 6.3%
NFP Employment (2016): 38,000
Average Earnings (2016): $49,200

Click on an occupational group in the table below for data on specific occupations:

data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational
Group
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Location
Quotient
Median Annual
Earnings
Management 2,000 53.9 1.1 $90,660
Business and Financial Operations 1,340 36.2 0.7 $70,690
IT and Mathematical 550 14.8 0.5 $73,670
Architecture and Engineering 840 22.6 1.3 $85,820
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 1,090 29.5 3.6 $62,270
Community and Social Services 940 25.2 1.8 $53,770
Legal and Judicial 200 5.4 0.7 $73,110
Education, Training, and Library 2,910 78.4 1.3 $71,180
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 320 8.6 0.6 $48,220
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 1,980 53.5 0.9 $77,950
Healthcare Support 700 18.7 0.7 $41,670
Protective Services 880 23.7 1.0 $47,300
Food Preparation and Serving Related 3,420 92.2 1.0 $24,020
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 1,690 45.6 1.5 $30,390
Personal Care and Services 810 21.9 0.7 $31,430
Sales and Related 3,130 84.5 0.8 $29,470
Office and Administrative Support 6,200 167.2 1.1 $41,440
Construction and Extraction 2,890 77.8 2.0 $64,560
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 2,090 56.2 1.5 $59,170
Production 830 22.3 0.3 $54,320
Transportation and Material Moving 2,240 60.4 0.9 $43,110

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