First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers (35-1012)

Occupation description:  Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in preparing and serving food.

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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 873963 10.39 2736
United States 890,100978,600 9.98,850 26,44035,290

Job outlook

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

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 16.689.9511.66 15.1320.4626.21
Alaska 18.1510.9613.04 16.8422.5728.21
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 17.1810.8612.77 15.7920.1326.73
Fairbanks North Star Borough 15.7010.2511.11 12.9718.1627.18
Southeast Region 22.9214.4819.26 23.7125.6730.22
Balance of State 20.4412.3416.08 18.8525.3729.87

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
793146 18.441.7 31.2
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation354
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation212
UI claimants previously working in occupation87
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 810
Number of job position postings 92
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 8.8

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

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: Less than 5 years On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

Alaska CHARR   (Anchorage)
Training for Alcohol Professionals

Alaska Hospitality Retailers   (Anchorage)
Certified Food Protection Manager Certificate

Alaska Job Corps   (Palmer)
Culinary Arts

Alaska Technical Center   (Kotzebue)
Culinary Arts

AVTEC   (Seward)
Basic Shipboard Culinary Training
Professional Cooking & Baking Certificate

Galena Interior Learning Academy   (Galena)
Culinary Arts

Partners for Progress in Delta, Inc   (Delta Junction)
Certified Food Protection Manager Certification
Cottage Foods

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Culinary Arts AAS
Foodservice Technology AAS