Nome Jobs

  • L&D Registered Nurse

    Medstaff Healthcare Solutions - Nome, AK

    MedStaff has an opportunity in Nome, AK for a L&D Travel Nurse. For over 21 years, MedStaff has been placing travel nurses and healthcare professionals across the USA,...

    from MedStaff Healthcare Solutions - 2 days ago
  • Contract/Travel ICU Registered Nurse needed

    Voyage Solutions - Nome, AK

    Voyage is looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) with an ICU specialty in NOME, Alaska. Client is seeking someone with experience who can start soon which means that we need...

    from Voyage Solutions - 5 days ago
  • Case Manager RN

    Health Providers Choice - Nome, AK

    Looking for the stability of traveling with a leader in the travel nursing industry? Health Providers Choice has hundreds of assignments to keep you working and exploring exciting...

    from Travel Nurse Source - 14 hours ago
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Nome, Alaska

Nome is a city located on the southern Seward Peninsula coast of Norton Sound in the Nome Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska. According to 2005 Census Bureau estimates, the city population was 3,590. Briefly at its founding in 1898, it was called Anvil City. Nome was incorporated in 1901, and it's now within the Sitnasuak Native Corporation lands. The city of Nome also claims to be home to the world's largest gold pan, although this claim has been disputed by the city of Quesnel, B.C., Canada. In the winter of 1925, a diphtheria epidemic among Eskimos in Nome was halted when, during fierce blizzard conditions, a dog sled team arrived with serum. The sled driver of the final leg of the relay was Gunnar Kaasen and the lead sled dog was Balto. A statue of Balto by F.G. Roth stands near the zoo in Central Park, New York City. The annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race commemorates this historic event. Fritz, one of Leonhard Seppala's lead dogs which partnered the legendary Togo ,...more

Nome Careers

Among the most common occupations in Nome are Management, professional, and related occupations, 31%; Sales and office occupations, 23%; and Service occupations, 18%. Approximately 56 percent of workers in Nome, Alaska work for companies, 26 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Nome Industries

The leading industries in Nome, Alaska are Educational, health and social services, 27%; Public administration, 13%; and Transportation and warehousing, and utilities, 11%. Simply Hired's Nome job listings indicate that the following industries in Nome are hiring the most workers:

Nome Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Nome, Alaska is $43,162, and the median income of households in Nome was $59,402.

Average Salaries in Nome, AK

Nome, AK


According to our Nome Trends data, the number of Nome, Alaska jobs has decreased by 4% since September 2013.
Nome job trends

Nome Employment Statistics

Population of Nome
Total population 3,505
Male 53.52%
Female 46.48%
Median age 32.4
Nome Housing
Owner-occupied homes 44.8%
Median cost of a home $110,600
Median mortgage payment $903
Renter-occupied homes 55.2%
Vacant housing 12.7%
Median monthly rent $939
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $50,521
Median for all female full-time $35,804
Household Income
Less than $10,000 6%
$10,000 to $14,999 5%
$15,000 to $24,999 8%
$25,000 to $34,999 7%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 24%
$75,000 to $99,999 16%
$100,000 to $149,999 15%
$150,000 to $199,999 4%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 10%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10%
High school graduate 28%
Some college, no degree 28%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 15%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 36%
Currently married 46%
Separated 2%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 10%
White 41%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 2%
Other 56%
Nome Commute
Carpool 21.2%
Public transportation 2.2%
Average travel time 7 minutes

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