• See how different people Live. Work. Play. in Anchorage on our community Instagram account, iloveanchorage!

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  • The 2014 3-Year Outlook Luncheon will feature guest speaker, Terry Jones, founder of Travelocity.com. CLICK HERE to learn more!

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  • Alaska Entrepreneurship Week is July 25 - Aug 1, 2014. CLICK HERE to view a calendar of events!

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  • Anchorage unemployment was 4.9 percent in May 2014. Click to view the full report sponsored by First National Bank Alaska.

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  • One in ten jobs in Anchorage is directly or indirectly related to the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.

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  • The Business Pitch-On-A-Train Competition is July 31. Buy your ticket now.

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LWP Artwork Revised 12-1-13

Report Artwork Revised 12-1-13

May Employment Report Released!

Unemployment Graphic May 2013

The unemployment rate fell to the lowest May rate seen in Anchorage since 2007! Typically lower than April's rate, the May reading fell one-tenth of a point to 4.7 percent. The average year-to-date non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Anchorage was 5 percent, down 0.1 percent from April and 0.8 percent lower than the 2012 year-to-date average. Anchorage has seen an increase of 1,500 jobs so far in 2013. 

Learn more about the May employment figures in AEDC's May Employment Report. CLICK HERE to read the report.

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