Ketchikan Jobs

  • Lease Purchase

    Sammons Trucking - Hyder, AK

    Lease Purchase Our lease purchase program is straight forward and one of the most successful out there. You pay off the truck you get the title. At Sammons the only way we succeed...

    from Jobg8 - 10 days ago
  • Call Center Hiring B2B Telemarketers

    Telereach Corporate - Meyers Chuck, AK

    Call Center Hiring B2B Telemarketers TeleReach Corporate is a business development, appointment-setting, teleprospecting, lead generation, data acquisition, and...

    from Get Telemarketing Jobs - 4 days ago
  • Lucrative Account Executive Position

    Bankcard Express - Thorne Bay, AK

    Do you want a lucrative career opportunity with an award winning Merchant Processing Company? Bank Card Express is that company! We are looking for career minded sales...

    from ZipRecruiter - 17 hours ago
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Ketchikan, Alaska

Ketchikan is the fifth most populous city in the U.S. state of Alaska and the southeasternnmost sizable city in that state. Ketchikan's economy is based upon tourism and fishing, and the city is known as the "Salmon Capital of the World." The Misty Fjords National Monument is one of the area's major attractions. Ketchikan is named after Ketchikan Creek, which flows through the town. Ketchikan comes from the Tlingit name for the creek, Kitschk-hin, the meaning of which is unclear, although it may mean "the river belonging to Kitschk." Ketchikan also has the world's largest collection of standing totem poles located at three major locations: Saxman Village, Totem Bight, and the Totem Heritage Center.

Ketchikan Careers

Among the most common occupations in Ketchikan are Sales and office occupations, 25%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 18%. Approximately 62 percent of workers in Ketchikan, Alaska work for companies, 23 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Ketchikan Industries

The leading industries in Ketchikan, Alaska are Educational, health and social services, 17%; Transportation and warehousing, and utilities, 10%; and Retail trade, 10%. Simply Hired's Ketchikan job listings indicate that the following industries in Ketchikan are hiring the most workers:

Ketchikan Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Ketchikan, Alaska is $36,168, and the median income of households in Ketchikan was $45,802.

Average Salaries in Ketchikan, AK

Ketchikan, AK


According to our Ketchikan Trends data, the number of Ketchikan, Alaska jobs has decreased by 31% since July 2013.
Ketchikan job trends

Ketchikan Employment Statistics

Population of Ketchikan
Total population 7,922
Male 50.42%
Female 49.58%
Median age 35.8
Ketchikan Housing
Owner-occupied homes 50.9%
Median cost of a home $143,700
Median mortgage payment $860
Renter-occupied homes 49.1%
Vacant housing 12.3%
Median monthly rent $758
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $41,926
Median for all female full-time $30,411
Household Income
Less than $10,000 5%
$10,000 to $14,999 5%
$15,000 to $24,999 13%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 21%
$75,000 to $99,999 12%
$100,000 to $149,999 8%
$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 30%
Some college, no degree 32%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 15%
Graduate degree 7%
Marital Status
Never married 26%
Currently married 50%
Separated 1%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 16%
White 72%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 7%
Other 20%
Ketchikan Commute
Carpool 19.3%
Public transportation 4.2%
Average travel time 11 minutes