Number of Firms by Employment,
Alaska 2011
Average Yearly Wages by Employment,
Alaska 2011
Half of All Jobs Are in Large Firms,
Alaska 2011
Private-Sector Firms, Wages, and Employment for Select Industries,
Alaska 2011
Graph with Number of Firms by Employment for Alaska in 2011

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This graph was included in the "Most Alaska Employers Are Small" article from the September 2012 Alaska Economic Trends.

Source: Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Research and Analysis Section

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Graph with Number of Jobs by Employment for Alaska in 2011

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Private-Sector Firms, Wages, and Employment
for Select Industries, Alaska, 2011

Industry Size class Number of firms Average monthly employment Total wages Average annual wages
All Industries500+ 56 64,564 3,709,385,484 57,453
250-499 71 23,712 1,170,830,882 49,377
100-249 226 33,570 1,577,184,291 46,982
50-99 385 26,597 1,391,393,918 52,314
20-49 1,180 35,352 1,588,622,387 44,937
10-19 1,805 24,308 977,902,619 40,230
5-9 3,205 21,263 758,674,006 35,680
0-4 10,414 18,018 626,144,251 34,751
Total 17,342 247,384 11,800,137,838 47,700
Oil and Gas500+ 7 9,392 1,160,556,708 123,569
250-499 6 1,944 197,412,341 101,550
100-249 6 995 108,285,159 108,829
50-99 7 519 98,142,879 189,100
20-49 16 501 72,361,699 144,435
10-19 9 127 13,891,371 109,381
5-9 11 72 7,669,213 106,517
0-4 28 30 6,354,036 211,801
Total 90 13,580 1,664,673,406 122,583
Hard Rock Mining500+ 2 – – –
250-499 2 – – –
100-249 3 453 39,983,887 88,265
50-99 3 216 22,604,385 104,650
20-49 4 114 11,931,808 104,665
10-19 14 174 14,921,883 85,758
5-9 13 95 6,036,889 63,546
0-4 53 84 6,373,352 75,873
Total 94 2,823 268,284,547 95,035
Construction500+ 0 n/a n/a n/a
250-499 1 – – –
100-249 10 1,583 144,920,073 91,548
50-99 36 2,417 229,661,420 95,019
20-49 135 3,905 286,615,404 73,397
10-19 193 2,593 164,794,463 63,554
5-9 369 2,440 134,580,792 55,156
0-4 2,077 2,483 100,789,612 40,592
Total 2,821 – – –
Manufacturing500+ 6 6,421 211,576,899 32,951
250-499 4 1,290 61,510,756 47,683
100-249 11 1,649 90,387,673 54,814
50-99 19 1,277 44,316,586 34,704
20-49 41 1,269 55,347,479 43,615
10-19 66 906 36,677,376 40,483
5-9 91 610 20,169,582 33,065
0-4 276 501 18,052,253 36,032
Total 514 13,923 538,038,604 38,644
Retail Trade500+ 8 12,658 369,934,279 29,225
250-499 11 3,521 100,442,401 28,527
100-249 33 5,006 161,633,885 32,288
50-99 33 2,204 73,935,421 33,546
20-49 155 4,633 146,952,758 31,719
10-19 232 3,085 76,071,908 24,659
5-9 457 3,026 70,190,334 23,196
0-4 997 2,006 42,933,064 21,402
Total 1,926 36,139 1,042,094,050 28,836
Transportation and Warehousing500+ 6 5,270 454,862,188 86,312
250-499 10 3,872 186,657,036 48,207
100-249 26 3,619 191,883,607 53,021
50-99 25 1,781 90,872,300 51,023
20-49 60 1,829 88,689,991 48,491
10-19 90 1,229 52,463,311 42,688
5-9 139 940 37,708,609 40,116
0-4 498 827 33,523,207 40,536
Total 854 19,367 1,136,660,249 58,691
Information500+ 2 – – –
250-499 2 – – –
100-249 7 1,124 60,008,452 53,388
50-99 15 947 38,541,563 40,699
20-49 22 686 31,829,438 46,399
10-19 36 464 20,301,914 43,754
5-9 37 245 9,549,084 38,976
0-4 146 252 11,726,088 46,532
Total 267 6,486 377,207,239 58,157
Financial Activities500+ 4 3,865 202,302,652 52,342
250-499 5 1,410 72,989,978 51,766
100-249 15 2,027 110,053,916 54,294
50-99 26 1,779 109,393,286 61,491
20-49 63 1,931 123,074,093 63,736
10-19 97 1,317 62,758,577 47,653
5-9 179 1,160 44,160,321 38,069
0-4 740 1,309 45,550,378 34,798
Total 1,129 14,798 770,283,201 52,053
Professional and Business Services500+ 1 – – –
250-499 3 1,000 64,102,284 64,102
100-249 20 2,776 157,195,397 56,627
50-99 77 5,521 373,886,772 67,721
20-49 185 5,530 297,923,744 53,874
10-19 269 3,650 189,160,142 51,825
5-9 443 2,941 137,276,665 46,677
0-4 2,052 3,151 143,942,184 45,681
Total 3,050 – – –
Health Care500+ 12 15,069 831,376,850 55,171
250-499 6 2,210 105,073,229 47,544
100-249 28 4,015 159,954,215 39,839
50-99 19 1,273 59,842,568 47,009
20-49 84 2,459 123,778,493 50,337
10-19 196 2,553 126,003,089 49,355
5-9 378 2,481 101,796,154 41,030
0-4 680 1,444 50,524,573 34,989
Total 1,403 31,504 1,558,349,171 49,465
Social Services500+ 2 – – –
250-499 7 2,194 59,850,503 27,279
100-249 20 3,103 96,978,368 31,253
50-99 14 1,023 28,543,277 27,902
20-49 47 1,359 35,765,457 26,317
10-19 57 798 19,202,145 24,063
5-9 56 376 9,000,720 23,938
0-4 154 288 6,424,872 22,309
Total 357 – – –
Leisure and Hospitality500+ 5 3,798 92,717,692 24,412
250-499 7 2,334 56,852,235 24,358
100-249 30 4,744 112,141,218 23,639
50-99 66 4,460 90,837,626 20,367
20-49 228 6,810 126,823,970 18,623
10-19 306 4,158 69,404,232 16,692
5-9 516 3,437 57,310,076 16,674
0-4 1,183 2,273 40,439,994 17,791
Total 2,341 32,014 646,527,043 20,195

Note: A dash means the data are confidential.

Data are preliminary and subject to revision.

These data were included in the "Most Alaska Employers Are Small" article from the September 2012 Alaska Economic Trends.

Source: Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Research and Analysis Section