Chief Executives (11-1011)

Occupation description:  Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 1,4781,592 7.711 2638
United States 343,400339,400 -1.20 5,8405,840

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities. Read more.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 93.4433.5554.86 87.12**
Alaska 80.1936.1950.61 71.79**
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 80.8335.5949.82 72.92**
Fairbanks North Star Borough 75.4536.1245.31 68.7990.98*
Southeast Region 72.0232.2846.54 60.6286.11*
Balance of State 84.3342.6056.57 75.13**

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.


Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
1,680160 9.576.6 63.7
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation274
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation273
UI claimants previously working in occupation72
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 373
Number of job position postings 90
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.1

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: More than 5 years On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
Alaska Computer Business Solutions LLC   (Anchorage)
Project Level 1
Project Level 2

 Degree
Alaska Pacific University   (Anchorage)
Accelerated Business Administration & Management/Master of Business Administration BA/MBA
Alaska Native Executive Leadership Program Certificate Certificate
Alaska Native Governance BA
Business Administration AA
Business Administration and Management BA
Entrepreneurship Certificate Certificate
Information and Communication Technology MBA
Investments Certificate Certificate
Master of Business Administration MBA
Strategic Leadership MBA

 Degree
Central Texas College, Fort Richardson/Elmendorf AFB   (Fort Richardson)
Business Management AAS

 Degree
Central Texas College, Fort Wainwright   (Fort Wainwright)
Business Management AAS

 Degree
Charter College, Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Business Administration AAS
Business Administration BS
Business Administration MBA

 Degree
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University   (JBER)
Aviation MS
Aviation Business Administration AS
Aviation Business Administration BS
Business Administration in Aviation MBAA
Entrepreneurship in Technology MS
Human Security & Resilience BS
Leadership MS
Management MSM
Project Management BS
Project Management MS
Technical Management AS
Technical Management BS

 Degree
Ilisagvik College   (Barrow)
Business and Management AAS
Business Specialist I Certificate
Business Specialist II Certificate
Entrepreneurship/Small Business and Mgmt. Specialist I Certificate

 Degree
Partners for Progress in Delta, Inc   (Delta Junction)
Small Business

 Degree
Thomas Edison State University   (Eielson AFB)
Business Administration MBA
Business Administration in General Management BS

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Finance Bac
General Management Mas
Logistics & Supply Chain Ops OEC
Management Bac
Public Administration Mas

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Business Administration Bac
Business Administration Mas

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Bristol Bay   (Dillingham)
Applied Business AAS
Applied Business Mgmt CT2

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Chukchi   (Kotzebue)
Applied Business AAS
Applied Business Mgmt CT2

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, CTC   (Fairbanks)
Applied Business AAS
Applied Business Mgmt CT2

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Interior Alaska   (Fairbanks)
Applied Business AAS
Applied Business Mgmt CT2

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Kuskokwim   (Bethel)
Applied Business AAS
Applied Business Mgmt CT2

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Northwest   (Nome)
Applied Business AAS
Applied Business Mgmt CT2

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Business Administration AAS
Business Administration Bac
Public Administration Mas

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Ketchikan   (Ketchikan)
Business Administration AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka   (Sitka)
Business Administration AAS

 Degree
Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Business Management Essentials Certificate
Microsoft Project Pro Complete
Small Business Management

 Degree
Wayland Baptist University   (Anchorage)
Business Administration (BBA) BA
Business Administration (MBA) MBA
Management (D.Mgt.) D.Mgt.
Management (MAM) MA
Public Administration (M.P.A) MA