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)

  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.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 32.7518.9024.31 31.1539.5349.21
Alaska 41.9426.1833.33 42.9050.0658.58
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 41.3824.9933.11 42.4249.8557.86
Fairbanks North Star Borough 40.1426.4833.45 43.0647.4250.37
Southeast Region 42.3527.8434.48 42.2851.5759.61
Balance of State 44.3026.9432.87 44.2055.0863.04

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
750120 16.065.6 52.2
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation158
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation91
UI claimants previously working in occupation48
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 279
Number of job position postings 23
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 12.1

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
ABC of Alaska   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Entry

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

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

 Degree
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

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

 Degree
Environmental Management Inc   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Procedures Certificate

 Degree
North Star Computing   (Fairbanks)
Conducting Meetings

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

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

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, CTC   (Fairbanks)
Power Generation CT2

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