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

  Average 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.


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 20.6311.4314.28 18.4223.9831.08
Alaska 20.9213.0215.74 18.9824.5229.99
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 21.0712.7115.77 18.8124.8530.10
Fairbanks North Star Borough 19.6412.7914.06 17.0122.6530.92
Southeast Region 22.6515.7419.14 22.0626.6931.09
Balance of State 20.4013.8816.29 19.2223.6928.62

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
2,610316 12.140.5 29.2
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation673
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation402
UI claimants previously working in occupation207
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 1,446
Number of job position postings 147
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 9.8

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

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Retail Management CT1