First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers (49-1011)

Occupation description:  Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers. Excludes team or work leaders.

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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 686726 5.84 1418
United States 447,100471,400 5.42,430 8,92011,350

Job outlook

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

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 32.0818.4923.74 30.5538.7848.31
Alaska 41.0625.4433.41 42.0948.8156.58
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 40.0523.5232.91 41.0647.8155.61
Fairbanks North Star Borough 40.4326.5835.88 43.0446.9649.57
Southeast Region 38.5725.8730.50 37.1646.9655.40
Balance of State 45.0127.9336.24 45.8354.1660.28

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
759128 16.966.1 51.6
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation171
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation101
UI claimants previously working in occupation41
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 244
Number of job position postings 36
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 6.8

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

ABC of Alaska   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Entry

Alaska Joint Electrical Apprenticeship and Training Trust   (Anchorage)
Outside Power Lineman Certificate

Alaska Petroleum Academy   (Kenai)
Confined Space Entry (8 Hours)
Confined Space Rescue (16 Hours)

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

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

Environmental Management Inc   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Procedures Certificate

North Star Computing   (Fairbanks)
Conducting Meetings

Northern Industrial Training   (Palmer)
Confined Space Entry/011
Fall Protection Authorized User
Fall Protection Competent Person / 015
OSHA Aerial Platform - Manlift in Alaska

Satori Group Inc   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Entry Certificate
Fall Protection

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Global Supply Chain Mgmt Mas

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Interior Alaska   (Fairbanks)
Rural Utilities Business Mgmt. OEC

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