Top 100 Jobs Relatively More Common in Alaska Than Elsewhere
|Rank||Job||Mean Local Salary .|
|1||Zoologists and wildlife biologists||$57,355|
|2||Geological and petroleum technicians||$51,190|
|3||Airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers||$152,540|
|4||Material moving workers||$37,035|
People also ask, what is the main industry in Alaska?
The tourism industry is Alaska's second largest primary employer. The rich fishing waters off Alaska's coast make it one of the world's finest sources for wild seafood. Each year nearly 6 billion pounds of seafood are harvested.
What are some products manufactured in Alaska?
The largest manufacturing sector in the state is petroleum and coal products, followed closely by food product manufacturing. With Alaska's exports dominated by marine products and minerals, manufacturing accounts for just 11 percent of Alaska's exports (2010).
What is the main crop in Alaska?
Greenhouse and nursery products are the top agricultural revenue producers in Alaska. Barley, hay, oats, and potatoes are prevalent field crops. Timber, spread over 25 million acres, is also important to the state.