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Anchorage Employment Report: May 2023

Anchorage added about 2,900 net jobs from May 2022 to May 2023, and about 2,400 jobs from April to May this year.

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Leading the way, Anchorage’s Leisure & Hospitality sector posted strong gains of 2,000 jobs over May 2022 and 1,000 jobs over April 2023.

Professional & Business Services also had a very strong month, adding 800 jobs over last year including 400 in the past month.

State Government reported the greatest job losses over either time period, losing 300 jobs compared to last May and 800 jobs from April. As a result, State Government jobs in Anchorage fell below 9,000 for the first time since 2001.

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