Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2010

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

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


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
773,400 0.6 % $15.28 $31,770 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.40 $11.12 $14.21 $18.38 $22.90
Annual Wage (2) $19,550 $23,120 $29,560 $38,230 $47,630


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Limited-Service Eating Places 337,730 8.40 $13.74 $28,580
Full-Service Restaurants 201,340 4.51 $16.49 $34,290
Elementary and Secondary Schools 40,770 0.48 $14.84 $30,860
Special Food Services 30,000 5.45 $16.68 $34,700
Grocery Stores 24,220 0.98 $16.88 $35,120

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Limited-Service Eating Places 337,730 8.40 $13.74 $28,580
Special Food Services 30,000 5.45 $16.68 $34,700
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 18,690 5.43 $15.05 $31,310
Full-Service Restaurants 201,340 4.51 $16.49 $34,290
Specialty Food Stores 3,760 1.78 $15.07 $31,350

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 320 0.02 $35.53 $73,910
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 30 (7) $22.56 $46,930
Furniture Stores 40 0.02 $20.61 $42,860
State Government (OES Designation) 4,920 0.21 $19.87 $41,330
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing 120 0.07 $19.85 $41,290


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 85,400 6.10 1.00 $14.89 $30,960
Texas 65,150 6.46 1.06 $14.11 $29,350
Florida 43,010 6.05 1.00 $16.26 $33,810
New York 42,920 5.14 0.85 $16.23 $33,760
Ohio 29,470 5.99 0.98 $14.56 $30,290




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Kentucky 14,450 8.42 1.38 $13.65 $28,400
New Mexico 6,350 8.17 1.34 $13.44 $27,960
Mississippi 8,300 7.75 1.27 $12.95 $26,930
Alabama 13,990 7.74 1.27 $13.87 $28,850
Wyoming 2,080 7.69 1.26 $13.61 $28,300




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 2,370 3.70 0.61 $19.71 $41,000
New Jersey 20,470 5.43 0.89 $18.69 $38,870
Massachusetts 17,230 5.52 0.91 $18.49 $38,450
Vermont 1,510 5.27 0.87 $17.77 $36,950
Connecticut 7,810 4.88 0.80 $17.69 $36,790

Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 24,390 4.90 0.81 $17.86 $37,150
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 22,010 5.77 0.95 $14.63 $30,430
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL Metropolitan Division 16,550 4.67 0.77 $16.42 $34,150
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 14,250 5.70 0.94 $14.05 $29,220
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 12,670 5.54 0.91 $18.17 $37,800
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 12,080 5.49 0.90 $17.25 $35,870
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 11,590 5.79 0.95 $15.07 $31,350
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 9,620 5.74 0.94 $14.64 $30,450
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 9,460 5.62 0.92 $17.04 $35,440
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 9,060 6.59 1.08 $14.85 $30,890




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Lawrence, KS 600 13.14 2.16 $12.20 $25,370
Lubbock, TX 1,540 12.62 2.07 $16.83 $35,010
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC 1,270 11.81 1.94 $16.22 $33,740
Hot Springs, AR 410 11.41 1.88 $12.74 $26,500
Dothan, AL 590 10.68 1.76 $13.74 $28,580
Rocky Mount, NC 580 10.46 1.72 $11.52 $23,960
Jacksonville, NC 450 10.38 1.71 $13.96 $29,050
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 1,550 10.32 1.70 $15.31 $31,840
Goldsboro, NC 440 10.25 1.68 $14.36 $29,870
Flagstaff, AZ 560 10.12 1.66 $14.84 $30,880