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Tourism & job generation

The visitor industry creates 47,000 jobs in the state, with $1.39 billion in payroll and $4.17 billion in spending. Alaska’s cruise/tour industry accounts for 39,000 jobs, with an industry-related payroll of $1.32 billion, according to a study by the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development.

If you are looking for a job within the cruise industry, check out the employment opportunities at these member sites:

 

Denali

Tens of thousands of Alaskans are employed by cruise lines and cruise-related businesses each year.

If you are interested in a job in the visitor
industry, visit Workplace Alaska.

 

Anchorage leisure and hospitality employment

2003-2016*

 

 

* Estimated.
Source: Anchorage Economic Development Corporation.

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