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)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 312322 3.210 2233
United States 204,200217,700 6.66,800 14,50022,650

Job outlook

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


Wage data is not available.

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 Dispatching Certificate

Beacon Occupational Health and Safety Services   (Anchorage)
Airport Fueling Safety for Supervisor (FAA Approved)
DOT 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