Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2010

53-1031 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators and helpers.


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)
196,420 0.7 % $26.42 $54,950 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.44 $19.58 $25.34 $32.13 $39.01
Annual Wage (2) $32,110 $40,730 $52,720 $66,840 $81,140


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)
General Freight Trucking 19,260 2.23 $26.62 $55,380
Local Government (OES Designation) 13,450 0.24 $29.93 $62,250
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers 9,120 1.28 $26.12 $54,330
Couriers and Express Delivery Services 9,000 1.88 $29.66 $61,680
Specialized Freight Trucking 8,690 2.29 $26.80 $55,740

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Waste Collection 4,410 3.17 $26.54 $55,210
Support Activities for Water Transportation 2,340 2.65 $35.90 $74,680
Support Activities for Rail Transportation 550 2.60 $25.01 $52,030
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation 2,040 2.56 $22.42 $46,630
Support Activities for Road Transportation 1,900 2.38 $24.41 $50,770

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) 1,380 0.07 $47.38 $98,540
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas 120 0.45 $37.93 $78,890
Offices of Physicians (8) (8) $37.13 $77,230
Support Activities for Water Transportation 2,340 2.65 $35.90 $74,680
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 320 0.07 $35.59 $74,020


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 20,390 1.46 0.94 $27.71 $57,630
Texas 15,510 1.54 1.00 $25.82 $53,700
New York 12,240 1.47 0.95 $30.28 $62,970
Florida 9,920 1.40 0.90 $26.56 $55,240
North Carolina 8,140 2.16 1.40 $24.07 $50,070




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 760 2.83 1.83 $28.85 $60,010
North Dakota 880 2.48 1.60 $26.25 $54,610
West Virginia 1,620 2.36 1.53 $23.48 $48,840
North Carolina 8,140 2.16 1.40 $24.07 $50,070
Mississippi 2,250 2.10 1.36 $23.23 $48,320




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 520 0.81 0.53 $31.67 $65,870
Alaska 460 1.49 0.97 $30.86 $64,180
Rhode Island 510 1.14 0.74 $30.60 $63,650
New York 12,240 1.47 0.95 $30.28 $62,970
New Jersey 7,440 1.97 1.28 $29.06 $60,440

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 8,130 1.63 1.06 $31.92 $66,390
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,690 1.75 1.13 $28.13 $58,510
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL Metropolitan Division 4,380 1.24 0.80 $27.50 $57,200
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4,080 1.86 1.20 $25.39 $52,810
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 3,390 1.36 0.88 $27.70 $57,620
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3,160 1.58 1.02 $25.89 $53,850
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 2,960 2.20 1.42 $29.27 $60,870
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,900 1.27 0.82 $29.87 $62,140
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,390 1.43 0.92 $24.29 $50,520
Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 2,080 2.18 1.41 $28.51 $59,300




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)
Longview, WA 160 4.73 3.06 $34.10 $70,920
Laredo, TX 290 3.41 2.20 $19.59 $40,750
Dothan, AL 180 3.22 2.08 $26.84 $55,830
Charleston, WV 440 3.13 2.03 $22.87 $47,570
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA 280 3.10 2.01 $26.03 $54,130
Tulsa, OK 1,240 3.06 1.98 $24.68 $51,320
Albany, GA 180 2.96 1.92 $24.31 $50,560
Midland, TX 180 2.83 1.83 $29.42 $61,190
Bowling Green, KY 160 2.81 1.82 $18.53 $38,540
Stockton, CA 560 2.81 1.82 $26.83 $55,810