First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers (41-1011)

Occupation description:  Directly supervise and coordinate activities of retail sales workers in an establishment or department. Duties may include management functions, such as purchasing, budgeting, accounting, and personnel work, in addition to supervisory duties.

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

  Employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 1,8321,939 5.811 4253
United States 1,537,8001,605,400 4.46,760 34,37041,130

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 21.1111.7914.60 18.7724.6431.96
Alaska 22.6414.2316.89 20.6526.4132.17
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 23.1113.9516.83 20.4227.1034.53
Fairbanks North Star Borough 21.3113.4915.82 19.7824.1830.82
Southeast Region 22.9616.2719.63 22.9926.9029.83
Balance of State 21.5514.7316.52 19.3525.4030.45

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
2,505274 10.939.9 28.5
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation717
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation461
UI claimants previously working in occupation199
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 1,569
Number of job position postings 88
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 17.8

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

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Retail Management CT1
Supply Chain Management GCRT