Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers (51-1011)

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of production and operating workers, such as inspectors, precision workers, machine setters and operators, assemblers, fabricators, and plant and system operators. Excludes team or work leaders.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 619 674 8.89 21 46 72
United States 639700 638500 0.0 20300 45000 65200
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 32.12 18.27 23.32 30.22 38.83 49.28
Alaska 36.68 14.60 25.23 34.25 47.68 63.51
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 43.26 24.77 28.53 37.65 58.50 74.84
Fairbanks North Star Borough 40.76 26.17 31.03 44.28 49.59 52.77
Balance of State 32.68 13.70 17.81 31.55 42.68 54.36

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.