Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

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)
787,540 0.5 % $15.39 $32,020 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.51 $11.16 $14.21 $18.50 $23.03
Annual Wage (2) $19,780 $23,210 $29,550 $38,480 $47,910


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 349,670 8.52 $13.87 $28,850
Full-Service Restaurants 201,900 4.44 $16.59 $34,510
Elementary and Secondary Schools 40,670 0.48 $15.01 $31,210
Special Food Services 31,500 5.51 $16.79 $34,930
Grocery Stores 24,090 0.97 $17.05 $35,460

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 349,670 8.52 $13.87 $28,850
Special Food Services 31,500 5.51 $16.79 $34,930
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 18,990 5.47 $15.21 $31,640
Full-Service Restaurants 201,900 4.44 $16.59 $34,510
Specialty Food Stores 3,660 1.69 $15.58 $32,420

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) 340 0.02 $35.50 $73,830
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 40 (7) $23.56 $49,010
Furniture Stores 40 0.02 $20.70 $43,050
Outpatient Care Centers 50 0.01 $20.32 $42,260
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing 80 0.12 $20.26 $42,140


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 88,180 6.28 1.02 $14.87 $30,930
Texas 65,300 6.34 1.03 $14.13 $29,380
Florida 46,150 6.45 1.05 $16.17 $33,640
New York 39,840 4.73 0.77 $17.24 $35,850
Ohio 31,890 6.41 1.04 $14.68 $30,530




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 15,000 8.66 1.41 $13.61 $28,310
Mississippi 8,730 8.13 1.33 $13.09 $27,220
Alabama 14,690 8.12 1.32 $13.76 $28,630
North Carolina 30,900 8.10 1.32 $14.85 $30,880
Wyoming 2,140 7.86 1.28 $13.86 $28,820




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 2,120 3.29 0.54 $20.55 $42,740
New Jersey 20,200 5.36 0.87 $19.25 $40,030
Massachusetts 17,660 5.59 0.91 $18.54 $38,570
Nevada 7,990 7.18 1.17 $18.11 $37,660
Maryland 13,710 5.53 0.90 $17.97 $37,390





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)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 23,190 6.07 0.99 $14.45 $30,050
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 22,080 4.36 0.71 $19.29 $40,120
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 16,920 4.72 0.77 $16.23 $33,760
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 14,260 5.59 0.91 $14.18 $29,490
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 12,500 5.61 0.91 $17.23 $35,830
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 12,260 5.30 0.86 $18.52 $38,520
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 11,680 5.71 0.93 $14.81 $30,800
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 10,650 6.27 1.02 $16.15 $33,600
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 9,000 5.26 0.86 $15.02 $31,240
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 8,860 6.39 1.04 $15.02 $31,240