First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand (53-1021)

Occupation description:  Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of helpers, laborers, or material movers.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 268281 4.91 910
United States 173,100176,900 2.2380 5,5505,930

Job outlook

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


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 24.1214.0117.33 22.7129.4437.05
Alaska 28.4215.7118.01 23.2037.2046.55
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 32.4317.3820.50 27.9741.0747.74
Fairbanks North Star Borough 19.4710.6815.61 17.6719.6941.32
Balance of State 27.4215.3619.09 23.5236.5046.58

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
43676 17.449.7 38.5
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation73
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation39
UI claimants previously working in occupation52
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 452
Number of job position postings 28
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 16.1

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 Petroleum Academy   (Kenai)
Confined Space Entry
Confined Space Rescue

 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
Permit Required Confined Space Entry - S01
Permit Required Confined Space Entry and Fire Watch - S01a
Permit Required Confined Space Rescue - S02
Transportation Specialist - ER10

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

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

 Degree
Environmental Management Inc   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Procedures Certificate
Hazardous Materials Transportation 12 Hours Certificate
Hazardous Materials Transportation 24 Hours Certificate
Hazardous Materials Transportation Refresher (IMDG) Certificate

 Degree
Satori Group Inc   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Entry Certificate

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