America's Best Places to Find a Job
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(Robert Olsen/Anchorage Convention & Visitors Bureau)
Last year, in the depths of the recession, Anchorage officials proudly marked their city's 20th consecutive year of job growth. Jobs have been added in education, health services, and government. The city's expansive energy industry helped insulate Anchorage from the recession. Also, the housing market has not experienced the highs and lows seen elsewhere in the nation.