Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2010

47-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.


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)
474,510 0.5 % $29.93 $62,260 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $17.41 $21.83 $28.21 $36.21 $45.20
Annual Wage (2) $36,210 $45,400 $58,680 $75,310 $94,010


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)
Nonresidential Building Construction 73,980 11.14 $31.57 $65,660
Building Equipment Contractors 65,740 3.98 $32.22 $67,010
Residential Building Construction 52,940 8.95 $28.31 $58,880
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 43,140 6.05 $28.37 $59,010
Local Government (OES Designation) 32,940 0.59 $27.84 $57,900

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nonresidential Building Construction 73,980 11.14 $31.57 $65,660
Residential Building Construction 52,940 8.95 $28.31 $58,880
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 23,720 7.79 $29.84 $62,060
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 6,540 6.66 $30.06 $62,520
Utility System Construction 25,650 6.65 $29.71 $61,790

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Motion Picture and Video Industries 140 0.04 $40.45 $84,140
Oil and Gas Extraction 4,310 2.78 $37.11 $77,190
Coal Mining 4,530 5.70 $36.99 $76,940
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 1,830 0.46 $36.94 $76,840
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills 90 0.08 $36.79 $76,530


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)
Texas 54,550 5.41 1.45 $27.39 $56,960
California 41,810 2.99 0.80 $36.06 $75,000
Florida 35,850 5.05 1.35 $28.02 $58,290
New York 27,100 3.25 0.87 $35.35 $73,530
North Carolina 20,040 5.31 1.42 $24.85 $51,700




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)
Wyoming 3,250 12.03 3.22 $30.69 $63,840
New Mexico 4,930 6.34 1.70 $26.37 $54,840
North Dakota 2,030 5.71 1.53 $28.65 $59,600
Louisiana 10,120 5.52 1.48 $27.50 $57,200
Texas 54,550 5.41 1.45 $27.39 $56,960




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 1,130 3.67 0.98 $39.12 $81,370
Illinois 10,840 1.96 0.53 $36.40 $75,710
California 41,810 2.99 0.80 $36.06 $75,000
Hawaii 1,920 3.35 0.90 $36.05 $74,990
Nevada 5,500 4.94 1.32 $35.52 $73,890

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)
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 16,490 6.60 1.77 $29.49 $61,330
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 13,350 2.68 0.72 $39.41 $81,980
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 8,830 4.41 1.18 $29.30 $60,950
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 8,810 3.85 1.03 $32.41 $67,420
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 7,780 3.54 0.95 $28.24 $58,740
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 7,660 2.01 0.54 $35.04 $72,880
Baltimore-Towson, MD 6,280 5.07 1.36 $30.23 $62,870
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL Metropolitan Division 6,020 1.70 0.46 $39.56 $82,280
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 5,520 3.28 0.88 $32.01 $66,570
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 5,420 4.97 1.33 $28.03 $58,310




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)
Pascagoula, MS 860 15.55 4.17 $29.85 $62,090
Farmington, NM 700 14.53 3.89 $32.63 $67,870
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 1,880 12.15 3.25 $26.32 $54,750
Odessa, TX 660 11.67 3.13 $31.68 $65,900
Casper, WY 380 10.16 2.72 $34.16 $71,040
Midland, TX 630 9.75 2.61 $28.09 $58,420
Longview, TX 870 9.44 2.53 $22.97 $47,780
Jacksonville, NC 400 9.16 2.45 $24.56 $51,090
Corpus Christi, TX 1,560 8.99 2.41 $24.71 $51,390
Grand Junction, CO 520 8.96 2.40 $31.83 $66,210