First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers (49-1011)

Occupation description:  Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers. Excludes team or work leaders.

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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 690721 4.523 3662
United States 462,200495,000 7.115,500 24,70043,480

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 33.9219.6625.15 32.4441.3350.87
Alaska 42.2626.6432.64 41.6550.6160.56
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 42.0126.7132.69 41.2250.6159.68
Fairbanks North Star Borough 42.7729.3936.20 44.9748.8853.98
Balance of State 42.4425.9031.35 40.7351.4164.58

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
750120 16.065.6 52.2
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation158
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation91
UI claimants previously working in occupation48
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 279
Number of job position postings 23
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 12.1

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

ABC of Alaska   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Entry

Alaska Joint Electrical Apprenticeship and Training Trust   (Anchorage)
Outside Power Lineman Certificate

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

Alaska West Training Center   (Fairbanks)
Permit Required Confined Space Entry - S01
Permit Required Confined Space Entry and Fire Watch - S01a
Permit Required Confined Space Rescue - S02

American Health and Safety, LLC   (Fairbanks)
Aerial and Scissor Lift Training

AVTEC   (Seward)
Confined Space Entry/Rescue

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

Environmental Management Inc   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Procedures Certificate

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

North Star Computing   (Fairbanks)
Conducting Meetings

Northern Industrial Training   (Palmer)
Aerial Lift/008
Confined Space Entry/011
Confined Space Entry/011
Fall Protection Authorized User
Fall Protection Competent Person / 015
Fall Protection Introduction to Industrial Rescue/014
Fall Protection, Introduction to Industrial Rescue/014
OSHA Aerial Platform - Manlift in Alaska

Satori Group Inc   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Entry Certificate
Fall Protection

University of Alaska Fairbanks, CTC   (Fairbanks)
Power Generation CT2

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