Anchorage Jobs

  • Journeyman Electrician

    Marsh Creek - Anchorage, AK

    Journeyman Electrician Marsh Creek LLC – Anchorage, AK GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION: We are a multi-division company, based in Anchorage, Alaska, seeking Electricians for our...

    from Marsh Creek LLC - 3 days ago
  • Driver - Team Truck Drivers - Class A CDL

    Schneider - Anchorage, AK

    Team Truck Drivers - $10,000 Sign-on Bonus per Team - 3 Weeks Out, 5 Days Home-140655 Team truck drivers are among the highest compensated in Schneider’s fleet, with many drivers...

    from Schneider - 5 days ago
  • OB/GYN Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Anchorage, AK

    OB/GYN Nurse U.S. Air Force Position Summary You earned the degree - now get the respect. Nurses are vital to quality patient care, and in the Air Force, they're treated that way.

    from U.S. Air Force - 5 hours ago
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Anchorage, Alaska

Anchorage, Alaska is a consolidated city-borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is the largest city in the state of Alaska, with 275,043 residents, comprising more than two-fifths of the state's total population.

Anchorage Careers

Among the most common occupations in Anchorage are Management, professional, and related occupations, 36%; Sales and office occupations, 23%; and Service occupations, 14%. Approximately 64 percent of workers in Anchorage, Alaska work for companies, 20 percent work for the government and 8 percent are self-employed.

Anchorage Industries

The leading industries in Anchorage, Alaska are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 18%; Retail trade, 11%; and Public administration, 10%. Simply Hired's Anchorage job listings indicate that the following industries in Anchorage are hiring the most workers:

Anchorage Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Anchorage, Alaska is $46,640, and the median income of households in Anchorage was $61,217.
 

Average Salaries in Anchorage, AK

Anchorage, AK

$47,000
 

According to our Anchorage Trends data, the number of Anchorage, Alaska jobs has decreased by 32% since September 2013.
Anchorage job trends

Anchorage Employment Statistics

Population of Anchorage
Total population 266,281
Male 50.00%
Female 50.00%
Median age 33.8
  
Anchorage Housing
Owner-occupied homes 61.3%
Median cost of a home $230,600
Median mortgage payment $1,105
Renter-occupied homes 38.7%
Vacant housing 6.0%
Median monthly rent $871
  
Average Income
Median for all workers $32,400
Median for all male full-time $51,241
Median for all female full-time $42,038
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 5%
$10,000 to $14,999 4%
$15,000 to $24,999 9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 20%
$75,000 to $99,999 14%
$100,000 to $149,999 16%
$150,000 to $199,999 5%
$200,000 or more 3%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 3%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5%
High school graduate 24%
Some college, no degree 28%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 20%
Graduate degree 13%
  
Marital Status
Never married 29%
Currently married 52%
Separated 2%
Widowed 3%
Divorced 13%
  
Race
White 76%
Black or African American 7%
Asian 8%
Other 10%
  
Anchorage Commute
Carpool 13.2%
Public transportation 1.4%
Average travel time 18 minutes