Job Training for Alaska

Alaska Job Training
“The Last Frontier”

Alaska presents you with specific training opportunities for the largest and fastest growing:

  • industrial sectors
  • occupations
  • companies

But first, let’s take a quick look at the overall economy and key industrial locations.

Alaska Economic Overview

In 2016, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ranked 46th with over $50 billion and ranked 4th with a per capita GDP of almost $64,000. For June 2017, Alaska had an employed workforce of almost 370,000 and an unemployment rate of 6.8%. For 2016, Alaska ranked 46th on cost of living.

The following shows per capita gross state product for the last 20 years, relative to the America at large; Alaska’s rank on this measure has stayed at #1.
Alaska Income Per Person

Alaska Locations for Job Training

Here at OJT.com, we can help you get the on-the-job training you need for your business anywhere in Alaska, including the following major cities:
Alaska Locations for Job Training

  • Anchorage
  • Fairbanks

Alaska Industries for Job Training

OJT.com connects you with training providers that support all the major Alaska industries. The chart below shows the percentage of the economy, in terms of jobs, that various industry supersectors contribute to the Alaska economy, relative to the percentage that those sectors contribute to the overall U.S. economy.
Alaska Sector Sizes

Alaska OJT supersectors with a proportionate part of their workforce that is 2% or more than the country at large are the Government supersector and the Mining and Logging supersector.

Government. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Government is the top supersector in Alaska, with over 81,000 employed in this supersector (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:

  • United States Department of the Army
  • Alaska Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
  • United States Department of the Air Force
  • Alaska Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
  • Anchorage, Municipality of (Inc.)
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • USDA Forest Service

Mining, Logging, and Construction. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Mining and Logging is one of the top supersectors in Alaska, with over 13,000 employed in this supersector (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:

  • BP Transportation (Alaska) Inc.
  • Doyon Drilling, Inc.
  • Coeur Alaska, Inc.
  • Teck Alaska Incorporated
  • Denali Universal Services

Alaska Growth Industries for Job Training

The following chart shows the growth of the major supersectors over the last year, from June 2016 thru June 2017, relative to the growth of those sectors for the country at large.
Alaska Sector Growth

The Alaska OJT industry that grew its workforce 2% or more than the country at large is the Other Services.

Other Services. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Other Services is the top growth supersector in Alaska, relative to the rest of America, with over 11,000 employed (3.6% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Other Services employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 7.3% while the national average grew 2.7%.

Alaska Occupations for Job Training

The following shows Alaska occupations with the largest proportion of employees, relative to the rest of the nation. For example, a location quotient of “5” indicates that the percentage of employees in the occupation is five times greater than for the entire nation.

Alaska Job Opportunities

Alaska Job Training Providers

Alaska has a variety of different training opportunities that you can access on the state government website, see Alaska Training. See OJT trainers in Alaska for additional training providers.

At OJT.com, we connect you with the best on-the-job training programs and on-the-job training providers in Alaska. Whether you are looking for job training manuals, job training videos, on the job training programs, or any other sort of job training programs in Alaska, OJT.com can help you.

Drop OJT.com a line today and let us help you with your job training needs! 

Call (916) 538-0764 to speak with the OJT Ambassador for the State of Alaska.


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