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Jun
12

Consumer Price Index, West Region — May 2019

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.5 percent in May.

Jun
03

Occupational Employment and Wages in Anchorage — May 2018

Workers in the Anchorage Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $28.57 in May 2018, about 14 percent above the nationwide average of $24.98.

Jun
03

Occupational Employment and Wages in Fairbanks — May 2018

Workers in the Fairbanks Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $27.68 in May 2018, about 11 percent above the nationwide average of $24.98.

Alaska Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)356.3 (2)356.3 355.9 355.3 354.8 (p)354.0

Employment(1)

(2)333.2 (2)333.2 332.8 332.2 331.7 (p)331.1

Unemployment(1)

(2)23.0 (2)23.1 23.1 23.1 23.1 (p)22.9

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)6.5 (2)6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 (p)6.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

327.1 329.1 330.5 330.5 331.5 (p)332.1

12-month % change

-0.1 0.6 0.7 0.8 1.1 (p)1.6

Mining and Logging(4)

12.8 13.4 13.4 13.3 13.5 (p)13.7

12-month % change

2.4 7.2 6.3 5.6 7.1 (p)9.6

Construction(4)

16.3 16.5 16.7 17.2 17.3 (p)17.3

12-month % change

7.2 7.8 7.1 11.0 10.9 (p)12.3

Manufacturing(4)

11.6 12.7 13.7 13.7 13.6 (p)13.4

12-month % change

-9.4 0.8 10.5 8.7 9.7 (p)5.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

64.7 64.5 64.5 64.9 64.8 (p)65.0

12-month % change

0.3 0.3 -0.3 0.8 0.3 (p)0.8

Information(4)

5.5 5.6 5.6 5.5 5.5 (p)5.5

12-month % change

-5.2 -3.4 -3.4 -5.2 -3.5 (p)-3.5

Financial Activities(4)

11.5 11.4 11.5 11.5 11.4 (p)11.4

12-month % change

-2.5 -4.2 -3.4 -3.4 -4.2 (p)-3.4

Professional & Business Services(4)

26.8 26.9 26.9 26.4 27.0 (p)27.1

12-month % change

-3.2 -1.5 -2.5 -4.0 -2.5 (p)0.7

Education & Health Services(4)

50.7 50.7 50.5 50.4 50.5 (p)50.5

12-month % change

1.0 1.0 0.4 0.2 0.2 (p)0.6

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

36.0 36.1 36.1 36.3 36.6 (p)36.6

12-month % change

1.7 2.3 2.0 2.5 3.4 (p)3.1

Other Services(4)

10.7 10.9 10.9 10.8 10.9 (p)11.1

12-month % change

-3.6 -1.8 -1.8 -2.7 -0.9 (p)0.0

Government(4)

80.5 80.4 80.7 80.5 80.4 (p)80.5

12-month % change

0.0 -0.4 0.0 -0.2 -0.2 (p)-0.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) 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 Jun 2019
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2019
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table Jun 2019
Western - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jun 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Anchorage — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fairbanks — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Union Members in Alaska – 2018 Employment News Release Mar 2019
County Employment and Wages in Alaska – Second Quarter 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2019
Women’s Earnings in Alaska – 2017 Pay News Release Oct 2018
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Alaska – 2018 Unemployment News Release Apr 2019
Consumer Price Index, West Region — May 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Jun 2019
CPI Historical Table - Anchorage, AK Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2019
CPI Historical Table - Anchorage, AK (old base) Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2019
Consumer Price Index, Alaska area – April 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2019
Anchorage Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2019
Business Employment Dynamics in Alaska – Fourth Quarter 2014 Employment News Release Oct 2015
Fatal Work Injuries in Alaska – 2017 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2019
Alaska Labor Market Outlook, September 29, 2016, Anchorage, AK N/A Factsheet Sep 2016
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Alaska – 2017 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2019
Consumer Expenditures for the Anchorage Metropolitan Area: 2016–17 Consumer spending News Release Dec 2018
2018 CPI Geographic Revision Fact Sheet Consumer price indexes Factsheet Mar 2018
Consumer Price Index Data Tables Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2019