First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives (33-1012)

Occupation description:  Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 262261 -0.47 815
United States 104,700111,600 6.63,000 3,3006,990

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 45.6525.1532.77 43.7957.2070.47
Alaska 55.7434.5643.63 57.9267.4175.64
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 61.4136.6955.84 64.0072.9678.59
Fairbanks North Star Borough 52.0634.5538.42 55.4159.6669.44
Balance of State 51.4632.4240.95 50.0862.2470.64

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
2845 1.857.4 32.3
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation23
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation20
UI claimants previously working in occupation10
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 56
Number of job position postings 2
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 28.0

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: Moderate-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

ABC of Alaska   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Entry

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

Alaska West Training Center   (Fairbanks)
AFTER - Alaska Fuel Transporter Emergency Response
Confined Space Entry & Rescue - ER15
Contingency Planning - ER08
Emergency Response to Terrorism (Basic Concepts) - ER11
Hazardous Materials Technician Annual Refresher - ER03
Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response Annual Refresher - HW04
Hazardous Waste Operations & Hazardous Materials Technician - ER02
Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response - HW02
Highway Emergency Operations - ER07
Highway Specialist - ER04
ICS-300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents - E12A
ICS-400: Advanced ICS Command and General Staff - ER12B
On-Scene Incident Commander - ER09
Permit Required Confined Space Entry - S01
Permit Required Confined Space Entry and Fire Watch - S01a
Permit Required Confined Space Rescue - S02
Rope Rescue Technician - ER17

AVTEC   (Seward)
Confined Space Entry/Rescue

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

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University   (JBER)
Emergency Services MS
Homeland Security BS

Environmental Management Inc   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Procedures Certificate

LTR Training Systems, Inc.   (Anchorage)
Bear Awareness & Handgun Defense
Confined Space Entry
Confined Space Rescue

Northern Industrial Training   (Palmer)
Confined Space Entry/011
Confined Space Entry/011
Gas Detector Use/049
General Hazard Awareness - 4 hour/032
Hazard Communication Awareness - 2 Hour (HAZCOM)/030

Satori Group Inc   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Entry Certificate

Southwest Alaska Vocational and Education Center   (Igiugig)
C.E.R.T. TRAINING Certificate
SNS Emergency Management Certificate

Thomas Edison State University   (Eielson AFB)
Homeland Security MS
Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness BS

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Justice BA

University of Alaska Anchorage, Kenai   (Soldotna)
Corrections CT1
Corrections OEC

University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Administration of Justice MA
Emergency Management BEM
Homeland Security OEC

University of Alaska Fairbanks, CTC   (Fairbanks)
Law enforcement OEC

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

Wayland Baptist University   (Anchorage)
Criminal Justice (MA) MA
Justice Administration BAS