Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

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)
198,690 0.7 % $26.54 $55,210 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.25 $19.54 $25.45 $32.56 $39.25
Annual Wage (2) $31,730 $40,640 $52,950 $67,730 $81,640


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 19,150 2.14 $26.51 $55,130
Local Government (OES Designation) 12,930 0.23 $30.29 $63,000
Couriers and Express Delivery Services 9,640 2.02 $29.25 $60,850
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers 8,850 1.24 $26.38 $54,880
Specialized Freight Trucking 8,810 2.24 $27.35 $56,880

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Support Activities for Rail Transportation 660 2.85 $25.60 $53,250
Waste Collection 3,980 2.80 $27.38 $56,960
Support Activities for Water Transportation 2,450 2.71 $35.45 $73,730
Urban Transit Systems 1,140 2.66 $24.60 $51,170
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation 2,110 2.52 $22.17 $46,100

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) 1,440 0.07 $47.77 $99,350
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas 130 0.49 $38.80 $80,710
Nonscheduled Air Transportation 210 0.51 $35.50 $73,840
Support Activities for Water Transportation 2,450 2.71 $35.45 $73,730
Oil and Gas Extraction 690 0.43 $35.44 $73,700


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 1.45 0.94 $27.80 $57,830
Texas 15,610 1.52 0.98 $25.89 $53,850
New York 11,720 1.39 0.90 $30.76 $63,970
Florida 9,300 1.30 0.84 $26.54 $55,200
Ohio 8,560 1.72 1.11 $25.41 $52,850




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 840 3.07 1.98 $29.51 $61,370
North Dakota 970 2.61 1.69 $27.19 $56,550
West Virginia 1,710 2.44 1.57 $23.39 $48,650
Alaska 720 2.31 1.49 $32.01 $66,590
Oklahoma 3,370 2.25 1.45 $25.14 $52,290




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 720 2.31 1.49 $32.01 $66,590
District of Columbia 540 0.84 0.54 $31.42 $65,350
New York 11,720 1.39 0.90 $30.76 $63,970
Rhode Island 540 1.19 0.77 $30.38 $63,190
Wyoming 840 3.07 1.98 $29.51 $61,370





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 7,840 1.55 1.00 $32.38 $67,350
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,900 1.81 1.17 $28.61 $59,510
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 4,020 1.12 0.72 $28.86 $60,040
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4,020 1.80 1.16 $26.01 $54,090
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 3,600 1.41 0.91 $28.02 $58,280
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3,190 1.56 1.01 $26.20 $54,490
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 2,790 2.04 1.31 $29.11 $60,550
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,760 1.19 0.77 $30.30 $63,020
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,170 1.27 0.82 $26.28 $54,660
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 2,160 1.27 0.82 $26.62 $55,360