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

  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

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
29447 16.055.8 42.6
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation58
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation37
UI claimants previously working in occupation15
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 200
Number of job position postings 7
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 28.6

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 Career College   (Anchorage)
Aircraft Dispatcher Specialist Certificate

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

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

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Aviation Administration AAS
Aviation Technology Bac