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Alaska

RESTAURANT INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE

Restaurants are a driving force in Alaska’s economy. They provide jobs and build careers for thousands of people, and play a vital role in local communities throughout the state.

1,383

Eating and drinking place locations in Alaska in 2015

$1.6 billion

Projected sales in Alaska's restaurants in 2016

29,100

Restaurant and foodservice jobs in Alaska in 2016 = 9% of employment in the state. And by 2026, that number is projected to grow by 6.9% = 2,000 additional jobs, for a total of 31,100 jobs by 2026.

Alaska's Restaurants

JOBS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL OPPORTUNITIES IN EVERY COMMUNITY

U.S. Senators

Establishments in the state
Employees in the state*
Daniel Sullivan (R)
Lisa Murkowski (R)
1,383
21,500

U.S. Representatives

Establishments in the state
Employees in the state*
Don Young (R)
TOTAL
1,383
1,383
21,500
21,500

*Alaska's 21,500 eating-and-drinking-place jobs represent the majority of the state’s total restaurant and foodservice workforce of 29,100 jobs, with the remainder being non-restaurant foodservice positions.

For more information
Restaurant.orgalaskacharr.com

Source: National Restaurant Association, based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics & U.S. Census Bureau, 2015