Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors (53-1011)

Occupation description:  Supervise and coordinate the activities of ground crew in the loading, unloading, securing, and staging of aircraft cargo or baggage. May determine the quantity and orientation of cargo and compute aircraft center of gravity. May accompany aircraft as member of flight crew and monitor and handle cargo in flight, and assist and brief passengers on safety and emergency procedures. Includes loadmasters.

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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 159181 13.82 68
United States 5,8005,800 0.50 190190

Job outlook

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


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 24.9514.4917.32 22.7730.3039.24
Alaska 29.9019.2121.03 23.9241.8447.65
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 30.0519.0320.98 23.8741.9247.79

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
16530 18.226.0 18.7
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation58
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation22
UI claimants previously working in occupation16
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 378
Number of job position postings 23
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 16.4

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
Alaska Teamster-Employer Service Training Trust   (Anchorage)
Hazardous Material Transportation Specialist
Transportation Awareness; 49 CFR 172.704

 Degree
Alaska West Training Center   (Fairbanks)
Hazardous Materials Transportation Basic - HMT02
Hazardous Materials Transportation by Air Basic - HMT04
Hazardous Materials Transportation by Air Recurring - HMT05
Hazardous Materials Transportation General Awareness - HMT01
Hazardous Materials Transportation Infectious Substance - HMT10
Hazardous Materials Transportation Recurring - HMT03
Hazardous Materials Transportation Waste - HMT08
Transportation Specialist - ER10

 Degree
Center for Employment Education   (Anchorage)
Hazardous Materials Transportation Specialist
Transportation Awareness, 49 CFR 172.704

 Degree
Environmental Management Inc   (Anchorage)
Hazmat Transportation (IMDG) Initial - 12 Hours Certificate
Hazmat Transportation (IMDG) Refresher - 8 Hours Certificate