First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers (33-1021)

Occupation description:  Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in fire fighting and fire prevention and control.

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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 135142 5.21 77
United States 63,50066,800 5.2330 3,0103,340

Job outlook

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

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 37.0420.2327.24 35.8445.9656.64
Alaska 40.4830.7234.68 40.8346.4250.22
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 43.9633.0440.02 44.0549.1855.88
Balance of State 37.8729.6733.49 37.4743.6047.44

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
15027 18.055.5 36.7
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation27
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation20
UI claimants previously working in occupation8
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 96
Number of job position postings 13
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 7.4

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

Education: Postsecondary non-degree award Work experience: Less than 5 years On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

ABC of Alaska   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Entry

Alaska Petroleum Academy   (Kenai)
Confined Space Entry (8 Hours)
Confined Space Rescue (16 Hours)

Alaska West Training Center   (Fairbanks)
Permit Required Confined Space Entry - S01
Permit Required Confined Space Entry and Fire Watch - S01a
Permit Required Confined Space Rescue - S02

Beacon Occupational Health and Safety Services   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Entry (OSHA and NSTC Offered)
Confined Space Rescue (OSHA)

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University   (JBER)
Emergency Services BS

Environmental Management Inc   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Procedures Certificate

Northern Industrial Training   (Palmer)
Confined Space Entry/011

Satori Group Inc   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Entry Certificate

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Fire & Emergency Services Tech AAS

University of Alaska Fairbanks, CTC   (Fairbanks)
Wildland Fire Science OEC

University of Alaska, Mining and Petroleum Training Service   (Soldotna)
Confined Space Entry