First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers (35-1012)

Occupation description:  Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in preparing and serving food.

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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 631672 6.529 6295
United States 936,9001,024,500 9.343,900 93,600146,260

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 17.7710.7812.79 16.0621.5927.88
Alaska 17.8811.7713.59 16.1220.3127.53
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 17.3711.5713.40 15.6019.3927.40
Fairbanks North Star Borough 17.6511.3612.84 15.7121.0927.12
Balance of State 19.5013.0515.21 18.2222.5328.16

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
793146 18.441.7 31.2
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation354
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation212
UI claimants previously working in occupation87
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 810
Number of job position postings 92
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 8.8

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

Culinary Arts

Alaska CHARR   (Anchorage)
Training for Alcohol Professionals

Alaska Hospitality Retailers   (Anchorage)
Certified Food Protection Manager Certificate

Alaska Job Corps   (Palmer)
Culinary Arts

Alaska Technical Center   (Kotzebue)
Culinary Arts

AVTEC   (Seward)
Basic Shipboard Culinary Training

Partners for Progress in Delta, Inc   (Delta Junction)
Certified Food Protection Manager Certification
Cottage Foods

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Culinary Arts AAS
Foodservice Technology AAS