Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of clerical and administrative support 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)
1,359,150 0.3 % $25.40 $52,830 0.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.67 $18.43 $23.72 $30.78 $38.41
Annual Wage (2) $30,520 $38,340 $49,330 $64,030 $79,890


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)
Depository Credit Intermediation 123,330 7.13 $24.31 $50,560
Offices of Physicians 69,830 2.94 $24.87 $51,730
Local Government (OES Designation) 57,900 1.06 $25.75 $53,560
Management of Companies and Enterprises 45,570 2.27 $28.67 $59,640
State Government (OES Designation) 42,510 1.93 $27.29 $56,760

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 Investment Pools and Funds 2,970 7.35 $31.07 $64,640
Depository Credit Intermediation 123,330 7.13 $24.31 $50,560
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation 14,420 5.42 $23.58 $49,040
Freight Transportation Arrangement 8,480 4.66 $28.31 $58,880
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 25,090 4.44 $26.93 $56,020

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities and Commodity Exchanges 160 2.27 $36.88 $76,720
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 1,050 0.67 $35.50 $73,850
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 8,230 1.82 $34.34 $71,430
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 570 0.51 $34.27 $71,290
Other Financial Investment Activities 6,190 1.74 $33.70 $70,100


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 166,030 11.61 1.11 $27.69 $57,600
Texas 116,620 11.02 1.06 $25.36 $52,740
New York 109,500 12.82 1.23 $29.32 $60,980
Florida 76,610 10.53 1.01 $23.98 $49,880
Pennsylvania 55,980 10.00 0.96 $25.86 $53,780




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)
Connecticut 24,280 14.98 1.44 $27.85 $57,920
Arizona 33,460 13.86 1.33 $22.97 $47,780
New York 109,500 12.82 1.23 $29.32 $60,980
Rhode Island 5,660 12.48 1.20 $28.37 $59,000
Maryland 30,980 12.34 1.18 $27.64 $57,490




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 4,440 6.80 0.65 $30.14 $62,700
New York 109,500 12.82 1.23 $29.32 $60,980
Rhode Island 5,660 12.48 1.20 $28.37 $59,000
Massachusetts 35,120 10.97 1.05 $28.32 $58,910
Connecticut 24,280 14.98 1.44 $27.85 $57,920





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 69,830 13.54 1.30 $30.92 $64,300
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 48,590 12.55 1.20 $27.94 $58,110
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 29,520 8.11 0.78 $27.94 $58,120
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 28,180 10.67 1.02 $26.79 $55,720
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 25,700 12.25 1.17 $27.44 $57,060
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 25,520 11.28 1.08 $26.29 $54,670
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 25,200 14.57 1.40 $23.68 $49,250
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 21,960 9.37 0.90 $29.67 $61,710
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 20,000 10.97 1.05 $28.25 $58,750
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 19,220 11.23 1.08 $30.30 $63,020