Due to Juneau’s strong tourism industry, seasonal jobs in the summer are plentiful, providing employment for high school and college kids.
As Alaska’s capital city, Juneau offers a diversity of jobs within the government sector.
Private sector opportunities are even more numerous. Jobs are available in diverse sectors such as mining, healthcare and tourism.
Sealaska Corporation and Goldbelt, Inc., two of Alaska’s Native corporations, are head-quartered in Juneau, along with village corporations such as Huna Totem, Inc. and Kootznoowoo, Inc.
There are approximately 2,770 sole proprietors in Juneau. Entrepreneurs in Juneau have strong resources available to them, such as the annual Innovation Summit and workshops such as Start-up weekend.