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Aug
19

Consumer Price Index, Anchorage – First Half 2014

Prices in the greater Anchorage area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.4 percent in the first half of 2014, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

May
08

Occupational Employment and Wages in Anchorage, May 2013

Workers in the Anchorage Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $25.87 in May 2013, about 16 percent above the nationwide average of $22.33, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

May
08

Occupational Employment and Wages in Fairbanks, May 2013

Workers in the Fairbanks Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $26.17 in May 2013, about 17 percent above the nationwide average of $22.33, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Alaska Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

 

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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366.8 366.7 366.5 366.2 366.4 (P) 366.7

Employment (1)

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343.6 343.3 342.6 341.4 341.5 (P) 341.9

Unemployment (1)

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23.3 23.4 23.8 24.8 24.9 (P) 24.8

Unemployment Rate (2)

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6.3 6.4 6.5 6.8 6.8 (P) 6.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

 

Total Nonfarm (3)

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339.5 333.4 332.9 333.1 335.1 (P) 336.5

12-month % change

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1.1 -0.8 -0.8 -1.0 -0.4 (P) -0.2

Mining and Logging (3)

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18.3 18.4 18.7 18.7 18.7 (P) 18.3

12-month % change

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5.2 5.1 8.1 7.5 7.5 (P) 4.6

Construction (3)

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16.8 15.6 15.7 16.1 16.2 (P) 16.1

12-month % change

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3.1 -4.9 -3.7 -3.0 -2.4 (P) -5.3

Manufacturing (3)

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16.7 14.6 14.7 14.4 16.0 (P) 15.9

12-month % change

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16.8 2.8 2.8 0.7 8.8 (P) -1.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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66.3 65.7 65.9 65.7 65.3 (P) 66.2

12-month % change

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3.8 2.8 3.3 2.3 1.2 (P) 2.6

Information (3)

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6.2 6.2 6.1 6.0 6.2 (P) 6.1

12-month % change

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1.6 1.6 0.0 -1.6 -1.6 (P) -1.6

Financial Activities (3)

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11.8 11.9 12.0 12.0 11.7 (P) 11.7

12-month % change

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-2.5 -4.8 -3.2 -2.4 -4.1 (P) -2.5

Professional & Business Services (3)

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29.6 29.5 29.4 29.9 30.2 (P) 30.2

12-month % change

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-1.7 -2.0 -2.3 -1.6 0.7 (P) 2.0

Education & Health Services (3)

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47.1 46.2 46.3 46.9 47.1 (P) 46.6

12-month % change

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0.0 -2.1 -2.1 -1.1 -0.8 (P) -1.5

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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32.6 31.7 31.2 30.9 31.6 (P) 32.7

12-month % change

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-2.7 -5.4 -6.6 -7.5 -5.7 (P) -3.0

Other Services (3)

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11.4 11.4 11.5 11.4 11.5 (P) 11.5

12-month % change

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-3.4 -2.6 -2.5 -2.6 -1.7 (P) 0.9

Government (3)

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82.7 82.2 81.4 81.1 80.6 (P) 81.2

12-month % change

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-0.5 -1.0 -1.6 -1.7 -1.9 (P) -0.9

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(P) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Western Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2014
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2014
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2014
Western - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Nov 2014
Occupational Employment and Wages in Anchorage, May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release May 2014
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fairbanks, May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release May 2014
Union Membership in Alaska – 2013 Employment News Release Feb 2014
County Employment and Wages in Alaska – Second Quarter 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Feb 2014
Women’s Earnings in Alaska - 2012 Pay News Release Jan 2014
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Alaska – 2013 Unemployment News Release Mar 2014
CPI Historical Table - Anchorage, AK Consumer price indexes Table Aug 2014
Consumer Price Index, Anchorage – First Half 2014 Consumer price indexes News Release Aug 2014