Fairbanks Jobs

  • Information Technology Specialist - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Fairbanks, AK

    Everything begins with solid communications. And in this hyper-networked world, that won't change anytime soon. So set yourself up in a promising civilian career by learning the...

    from Army National Guard - 7 days ago
  • Pharmacist, Floater

    Safeway - Fairbanks, AK

    Safeway pharmacists enjoy working in a community pharmacy setting that provides total health care to their neighborhood customers. Retail pharmacies provide the most accessible...

    from Safeway Inc - 16 days ago
  • Retail Sales Consultant Fairbanks AK (Aurora Center)

    AT&T - Fairbanks, AK

    AT&T: So Much More of What You Work For Looking for an opportunity where you can put your energy and enthusiasm to work to create unlimited earning potential? Of course you are.

    from AT&T - 1 day ago
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Fairbanks, Alaska

Fairbanks is a Home Rule City in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, United States. Fairbanks is the largest city in the Interior region of Alaska, and second largest in the state. It is the principal city of the 'Fairbanks, Alaska Metropolitan Statistical Area' which encompasses all of Fairbanks North Star Borough. According to 2005 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 31,324. The population of Fairbanks and vicinity is 82,840.. Fairbanks is home to the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the oldest college in Alaska.

Fairbanks Careers

Among the most common occupations in Fairbanks are Management, professional, and related occupations, 27%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Service occupations, 17%. Approximately 60 percent of workers in Fairbanks, Alaska work for companies, 22 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Fairbanks Industries

The leading industries in Fairbanks, Alaska are Educational, health and social services, 20%; Retail trade, 12%; and Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 10%. Simply Hired's Fairbanks job listings indicate that the following industries in Fairbanks are hiring the most workers:

Fairbanks Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Fairbanks, Alaska is $28,558, and the median income of households in Fairbanks was $40,577.

Average Salaries in Fairbanks, AK

Fairbanks, AK


According to our Fairbanks Trends data, the number of Fairbanks, Alaska jobs has decreased by 2% since August 2013.
Fairbanks job trends

Fairbanks Employment Statistics

Population of Fairbanks
Total population 30,224
Male 51.29%
Female 48.71%
Median age 27.6
Fairbanks Housing
Owner-occupied homes 34.9%
Median cost of a home $126,400
Median mortgage payment $748
Renter-occupied homes 65.1%
Vacant housing 10.4%
Median monthly rent $680
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,539
Median for all female full-time $26,577
Household Income
Less than $10,000 7%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 13%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 10%
$100,000 to $149,999 7%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 3%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8%
High school graduate 29%
Some college, no degree 34%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 13%
Graduate degree 7%
Marital Status
Never married 29%
Currently married 53%
Separated 3%
Widowed 4%
Divorced 12%
White 71%
Black or African American 12%
Asian 3%
Other 14%
Fairbanks Commute
Carpool 18.4%
Public transportation 1.3%
Average travel time 12 minutes