First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers (45-1011)

Occupation description:  Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of agricultural, forestry, aquacultural, and related workers. Excludes First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers (37-1012).

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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 121122 0.80 33
United States 47,10043,300 -8.20 1,1501,150

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 23.4712.7816.05 21.7928.7336.67
Alaska 27.9920.4623.66 28.1232.8137.12

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
203111 54.756.4 46.5
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation26
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation13
UI claimants previously working in occupation27
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 204
Number of job position postings 6
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 34.0

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

Calypso Farm & Ecology Center   (Ester)
All About Seeds and Starts
Beginning Organic Gardening
Container Gardening
Drip Irrigation Basics
Exploring Vegetable Varieties
Garden Planning with Kids
Know Your Soils
Planning a Home-Scale Food Production Garden
Preserving Your Harvest Through Fermentation
Raising and Butchering Meat Birds
Raising Chickens, Goats and Sheep
Root Cellar Basics
Seed Saving
Starting a Home Garden CSA
Wool Basics and Sheep Shearing
Worm Composting

Northern Industrial Training   (Palmer)
Artic Survival: Wilderness & Outdoor Awareness Preparedness
Cold Water Survival
Cold Water Survival & Egress
Helicopter Underwater Egress Training - HUET

Partners for Progress in Delta, Inc   (Delta Junction)
Ag Risk Management
Animal & Livestock
Garden & Food Preservation
Green House Heating & Construction
Pesticides Safety Certification

Southwest Alaska Vocational and Education Center   (Igiugig)
Fisheries Value-Added Handling & Processing Certificate
Smelt/Herring Net Hanging

University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Fisheries Bac
Fisheries Bac
Fisheries Mas
Fisheries PhD

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Northwest   (Nome)
High Latitude Range Management CT2

University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka   (Sitka)
Fisheries Technology AAS
Fisheries Technology CT2
Fisheries Technology OEC