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Places With The Best Employment In Alaska 2021

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]
58
  • Gateway, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,061
69
  • Sitka, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,921
56
  • Anchorage, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 299,321
  • Anchorage is a great place to visit but a mediocre place to live. Attractions: The city is surrounded by some lush nature and ripe for hiking, fishing or other outdoor sports, but the city attractions…[read more]
65
  • Kodiak, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,272
47
  • 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
62
  • 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
38
  • Bethel, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,365
55
  • Ketchikan, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,189
54
  • Fairbanks, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,578
  • I have lived in FAirbanks for 6 years. I moved here from Texas,and was not exactly thrilled that my husband found work here. When we first moved here, it was March, and I was miserable. I didn't klnow…[read more]
50
  • 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]
50
  • 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
40
  • 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.