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Places With The Best Employment In Alaska 2020

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score63
  • Chena Ridge, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,744
60
  • Juneau, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,524
  • Each 3 hour whale watching tour in Juneau includes ½ hour transportation each way from the downtown Juneau cruise ship dock to Auke Bay, where we disembark for the best of Alaska and wildlife cruise. We…[read more]
57
  • Gateway, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,061
55
  • Anchorage, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 299,321
  • I can honestly say this is hands down the worst place anyone could ever choose to live. It’s like being on an island, not a tropical island, but an island where it snows 8 months a year and is just…[read more]
67
  • Sitka, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,921
64
  • Kodiak, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,272
46
  • Nikiski, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,029
63
  • 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…[read more]
52
  • Lakes, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,944
44
  • Kalifornsky, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,015
46
  • 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…[read more]
45
  • Sterling, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,661
59
  • Homer, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,418
42
  • Kenai, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,551
51
  • Steele Creek, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,693
46
  • Tanaina, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,736
51
  • Fishhook, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,866
39
  • Bethel, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,365
57
  • Ketchikan, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,189
53
  • Fairbanks, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,578
  • Fairbanks has been the worst town I have lived in so far. Rural villages on the outskirts are full of loving friendly people from that community. Fairbanks is the exact opposite, especially in the…[read more]
49
  • Wasilla, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,972
  • Could be the worse place on the planet to live. Horrible winters, wet summers, and only two seasons. Avoid this place at all costs. The living conditions are awful, and the population of losers who live…[read more]
49
  • 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…[read more]
60
  • Palmer, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,572
33
  • 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.