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Places With The Best Employment In Alaska 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score56
  • Chena Ridge, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,744
54
  • Kodiak, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,272
59
  • Juneau, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,524
  • We really like Juneau and feel it is a great and safe place for our younger children. However living away from extended family is tough especially when considering the cost to fly a family out of town.
50
  • Nikiski, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,029
69
  • Sitka, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,921
57
  • Gateway, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,061
56
  • Anchorage, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 299,321
  • I'm from Anchorage. Anchorage WAS relatively safe just about 3-4 years ago. A lot of the reviews here seem incredibly dishonest, but the crime rate is still high. Anchorage stil has the highest rape rate
56
  • Lakes, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,944
51
  • College, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,372
  • I loved living in College, Alaska when I was in college there at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. There's not much besides the University of Alaska Fairbanks in College, Alaska. It's a nice, quiet
43
  • Kalifornsky, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,015
65
  • Homer, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,418
45
  • Knik-Fairview, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,038
  • Since I have been living in Knik-Fairview, Alaska, it has been a mediocre experience. Although the there is a stable housing market the neighborhoods are mediocre. This city has a high crime rate, and
50
  • Sterling, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,661
49
  • Tanaina, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,736
56
  • Kenai, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,551
50
  • Fairbanks, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,578
  • If you are a person with an adventurer spirit, then a visit to Fairbanks, Alaska is definitely a must do. Until several years ago, I was lucky enough to call Fairbanks home. Living in Fairbanks, Alaska
62
  • Ketchikan, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,189
38
  • Bethel, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,365
52
  • Wasilla, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,972
51
  • Fishhook, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,866
61
  • Palmer, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,572
48
  • Steele Creek, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,693
37
  • Badger, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,830
  • The best thing about living in Badger is the stunning beauty of the landscape. Near the Chena river, I love the feeling of being connected to Mother Earth here! The forest are lush, and when I get to see
45
  • Meadow Lakes, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,694

Employment is a key factor when considering your relocation options in Alaska. Ensuring that there are plenty of high paying jobs in your new city plays an important part in deciding where you want to relocate to. Using our unique algorithm and multiple data points, we came up with the best cities in Alaska for employment and jobs. Relocating is stressful enough, knowing that you are choosing a city with good job opportunities should at least alleviate some of that stress!

Listed above are Alaska cities with the best employment and job opportunities with a population over 5,000. These cities have a mix of low unemployment rates as well as high median income and income per capita. Unemployment rates continue to fall and hiring is up, so the rest will depend on which city you choose to relocate to. This list will help to ensure that the city you select has strong job opportunities.

To narrow down the list of the best cities with the strongest job market in Alaska, you can modify the filters at the top of the page. Start by selecting cities or neighborhoods, city size (population) and home/rental prices. You can also filter using additional categories like: amenities, crime, cost of living, education, housing and weather to ensure that the matching cities meet all of your needs.