General and Operations Managers (11-1021)

Occupation description:  Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services. Excludes First-Line Supervisors.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 4,3974,676 6.328 115143
United States 2,124,1002,275,200 7.115,110 53,77068,880

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 58.7021.2931.20 47.7474.53*
Alaska 51.6023.7031.72 44.3663.0686.42
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 55.2525.8734.23 47.4367.6892.76
Fairbanks North Star Borough 45.5422.8028.58 38.3955.5576.30
Southeast Region 43.8722.2928.85 41.2555.2970.13
Balance of State 49.7721.1829.33 41.5260.5290.23

* 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
4,719634 13.459.9 46.4
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation1,121
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation911
UI claimants previously working in occupation345
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 1,717
Number of job position postings 171
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 10.0

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

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

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
Graduate Studies in Entrepreneurship Certificate
Graduate Studies in Investments Certificate
Information and Communication Technology MBA
Master of Business Administration MBA
Strategic Leadership MBA

Alaska Petroleum Academy   (Kenai)
Cook Inlet Training Standards/24 Hour Hazwoper
Cook Inlet Training Standards/Hazwoper Refresher
Petroleum Chemical Health and Safety
Petroleum Chemical Health and Safety Refresher

Alaska Teamster-Employer Service Training Trust   (Anchorage)
North Slope Training Cooperative

Alaska West Training Center   (Fairbanks)
Hydrogen Sulfide - H2S
Petroleum Technician - ER06
Petroleum Workers Safety and Health - S05
Unescorted Module - NSTC01
Unescorted Module Update/Refresher - NSTC02

Beacon Occupational Health and Safety Services   (Anchorage)
Cook Inlet Training Standards & Industrial Safety (CITS) Certificate
North Slope Training Cooperative (NSTC) Unescorted with/without H2S Certificate

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

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

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

Conscious Solutions   (Anchorage)
Change & Time Management

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

Environmental Management Inc   (Anchorage)
NSTC 6 PACK Certificate

Ilisagvik College   (Barrow)
Business and Management AAS
Business Specialist I Certificate
Business Specialist II Certificate
Entrepreneurship/Small Business and Mgmt. Specialist I Certificate
Industrial Safety, Level 1 Endorsement

Northern Industrial Training   (Palmer)
NSTC 2014 ASH Update / 003
NSTC Confined Space Entry / 004
NSTC Energy Isolation / 005
NSTC Fall Protection / 006
NSTC Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Module/002
NSTC Respiratory Protection /007
NSTC Unescorted/001
PEC Premier Basic Orientation / 051
PEC Premier Core Compliance / 052

Nu-Solutions Consulting   (Anchorage)
Advanced Primavera P6, Fundamentals Professional Client, Course 106-P Certificate
Advanced Project Modeling and Estimating, Class E-201 Certificate
Essentials of HD Performance HD P101
Essentials of Project Modeling and Estimating, Class E-101 Certificate
Managing Risk in Primavera Risk Analysis, Course 501
Migrating from P3 to Primavera P6
Oracle Primavera Contract Management, Course 201 Certificate
Primavera P6 Advanced
Primavera P6 Analytics 11g
Primavera P6 Fundamentals Rel15 (P6 Web), Course 101 Certificate
Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals, Course 102 Certificate
Primavera P6 Reporting with BI Publisher 11g
Primavera P6, Application Administration 15, Course 106-A Certificate
Project Management in Oracle Primavera Contractor, Course 700
Resource Management in Oracle Primavera P6, Course 106-R Certificate
Resource Management in Oracle Primavera Web Access, Course 107 Certificate

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

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

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Finance Bac
General Management Mas
Logistics & Supply Chain Ops OEC
Management Bac
Public Administration Mas
Retail Management CT1

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

University of Alaska, Mining and Petroleum Training Service   (Soldotna)
North Slope Training Consortium (NTSC)

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

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