First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators (53-1031)

Occupation description:  Directly supervise and coordinate activities of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators and helpers.

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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 231248 7.42 89
United States 199,700205,600 2.9590 6,4006,990

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 28.7516.2320.98 27.5435.0443.11
Alaska 35.0317.2923.42 33.7144.0955.02
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 37.3818.1723.86 35.6046.9565.66
Fairbanks North Star Borough 35.7217.1120.35 40.9746.0149.92
Southeast Region **20.35 *46.01*
Balance of State 33.5824.3227.56 33.1139.7445.88

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
30851 16.654.2 46.1
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation45
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation34
UI claimants previously working in occupation22
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 205
Number of job position postings 30
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

Alaska Career College   (Anchorage)
Aircraft Dispatcher Specialist Certificate

Beacon Occupational Health and Safety Services   (Anchorage)
Airport Fueling Safety for Supervisor
Signs and Symptoms for Supervisors (Drug and Alcohol)

TSS - The Safety Specialists   (Ketchikan)
Reasonable Suspicion Training for Supervisors

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Aviation Administration AAS
Power Trains OEC