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Ketchikan Alaska Employment Opportunities

Among the most common occupations in Ketchikan are Sales and office occupations, 25%. Management, professional, and related occupations, 25%. and Service occupations, 18%. Approximately 62 percent of workers in Ketchikan, Alaska work for companies, 23 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Popular Ketchikan Jobs

Currently, the most commonly listed Ketchikan Jobs are for Occupational Therapists jobs and Certified Occupational Therapists Assistant jobs.

Ketchikan Industries

The leading industries in Ketchikan, Alaska are Educational, health and social services, 17%; Transportation and warehousing, and utilities, 10%; and Retail trade, 10%. Simply Hired's Ketchikan job listings indicate that the following industries in Ketchikan are hiring the most workers: Hospitals, Clinics & Outpatient Services, Outpatient Surgery Centers, Trauma Centers and Blood & Organ Banks.

Ketchikan Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Ketchikan, Alaska is $36,168, and the median income of households in Ketchikan was $45,802.

Ketchikan Companies

The most popular companies with Ketchikan jobs are:

  • Safeway
  • Peace Health
  • PeaceHealth
  • Hospital Jobs Online
  • Ketchikan General Hospital
  • Alaska Job Centers

    Toll-free in Alaska (877)724-2539
    2030 Sea Level Drive, Suite 220, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6073
    Phone: 225-3181 Fax: 247-0557
    Job Seekers: ketchikan.jobcenter@alaska.gov
    Employers: ketchikan.employers@alaska.gov

    Ketchikan Unemployment Rate

    Ketchikan has an unemployment rate of 8.2%, compared the national average of 5.8%.
    According to our Ketchikan Trends data, the number of Ketchikan, Alaska jobs has increased by 35% since November 2008.

    Ketchikan Employment Statistics

    Population of Ketchikan

    Total population 7,922 Male 50.42% Female 49.58% Median age 35.8

    Ketchikan Housing

    Owner-occupied homes 50.9%
    Median cost of a home $143,700
    Median mortgage payment $860
    Renter-occupied homes 49.1%
    Vacant housing 12.3%
    Median monthly rent $758

    Average Income

    Median for all male full-time $41,926
    Median for all female full-time $30,411

    Household Income

    Less than $10,000 5%
    $10,000 to $14,999 5%
    $15,000 to $24,999 13%
    $25,000 to $34,999 15%
    $35,000 to $49,999 18%
    $50,000 to $74,999 21%
    $75,000 to $99,999 12%
    | $100,000 to $149,999 8%
    $150,000 to $199,999 2%
    $200,000 or more 1%

    Education

    Less than 9th grade 3%
    9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8%
    High school graduate 30%
    Some college, no degree 32%
    Associate's degree 5%
    Bachelor's degree 15%
    Graduate degree 7%

    Marital Status

    Never married 26%
    Currently married 50%
    Separated 1%
    Widowed 6%
    Divorced 16%

    Race

    White 72%
    Black or African American 1%
    Asian 7%
    Other 20%

    Ketchikan Commute

    Carpool 19.3%
    Public transportation 4.2%
    Average travel time 11 minutes

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