The fishing industry in Alaska is a diverse business encompassing everything from giant factory trawlers with crews of over 100 workers, to small two-man gillnetting boats, to over 70 onshore processing plants in five different regions of the state. Overall these employers employee over 65,000 people.
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See our Alaska jobs calendar, for approximate start and stop dates of all the major fisheries.
Check out our Alaska Job FAQ area to read about the answers to a number of typical questions regarding working in the fishing industry.