Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

53-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of helpers, laborers, or material movers.


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)
166,560 0.7 % $22.52 $46,840 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.43 $16.84 $21.43 $27.25 $33.83
Annual Wage (2) $27,930 $35,020 $44,580 $56,680 $70,370


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)
Warehousing and Storage 20,010 3.10 $23.49 $48,860
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 11,930 1.47 $18.10 $37,640
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers 6,540 0.91 $23.00 $47,840
General Freight Trucking 5,810 0.65 $24.62 $51,200
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers 3,700 1.29 $22.49 $46,780

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Support Activities for Transportation 900 3.35 $22.32 $46,430
Warehousing and Storage 20,010 3.10 $23.49 $48,860
Support Activities for Water Transportation 1,560 1.72 $28.71 $59,710
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers 1,220 1.62 $22.35 $46,490
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 11,930 1.47 $18.10 $37,640

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) 110 0.01 $32.72 $68,050
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 150 0.04 $32.10 $66,770
Oil and Gas Extraction 220 0.14 $32.10 $66,770
Coal Mining 220 0.27 $31.58 $65,680
Limited-Service Eating Places (8) (8) $31.36 $65,220


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 20,910 1.49 1.15 $22.86 $47,540
Texas 13,860 1.34 1.04 $21.75 $45,240
Illinois 8,340 1.50 1.15 $23.32 $48,510
New Jersey 7,610 2.02 1.55 $24.85 $51,700
Ohio 7,440 1.49 1.15 $20.93 $43,530




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)
New Jersey 7,610 2.02 1.55 $24.85 $51,700
Tennessee 5,100 1.96 1.51 $21.12 $43,940
Nebraska 1,640 1.81 1.40 $23.71 $49,310
Indiana 4,780 1.73 1.33 $22.19 $46,150
North Carolina 6,550 1.72 1.32 $20.92 $43,510




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 390 1.25 0.96 $26.51 $55,150
District of Columbia 280 0.43 0.33 $25.54 $53,120
New York 6,150 0.73 0.56 $25.18 $52,370
Maryland 2,710 1.09 0.84 $24.86 $51,710
New Jersey 7,610 2.02 1.55 $24.85 $51,700





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 6,530 1.71 1.32 $22.86 $47,550
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 5,040 1.41 1.08 $23.98 $49,870
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 4,570 0.90 0.70 $26.24 $54,570
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 3,860 1.73 1.34 $23.17 $48,190
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 3,470 1.36 1.05 $23.21 $48,280
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3,110 1.52 1.17 $22.62 $47,050
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 2,810 2.46 1.89 $23.91 $49,740
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 2,410 1.42 1.09 $21.69 $45,110
Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division 2,260 2.36 1.81 $25.11 $52,220
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,040 0.88 0.68 $24.64 $51,240