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Fishing Boat Jobs

One of the favorite spot for fishing boat jobs is Alaska. According to Alaska Job Finder, “The fishing industry is Alaska’s largest private employer and employs over 56,600 people for summer, seasonal and year-round employment plus another 22,000 indirect jobs with the state of Alaska. The state’s fisheries average over $11.2 billion in revenue per year and account for nearly 62 percent of the volume of fish and seafood landed in the United States. Roughly 57% of these jobs are filled by nonresidents of the state. Many of whom are college students and other adults who spend a season or two in Alaska earning great money, meeting new friends and having an alaska jobs, alaska fishing job, summer jobs photoexperience of a lifetime”. 

Alaska is especially favorite for Salmon and Crab fishing, “With harvest numbers being especially high in recent years offshore positions in the Salmon industry are in particular demand”. “The Alaska king crab fishing job is considered to be the most dangerous in North America. Those in employment of catching king crab brave extreme weather conditions and harsh work environments to catch as many king crabs as possible!”