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

  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

 Degree
ABC of Alaska   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Entry

 Degree
Alaska Petroleum Academy   (Kenai)
Confined Space Entry
Confined Space Rescue

 Degree
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

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

 Degree
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University   (JBER)
Emergency Services BS

 Degree
Environmental Management Inc   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Procedures Certificate

 Degree
Satori Group Inc   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Entry Certificate

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

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

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