Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

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)
197,300 0.8 % $26.65 $55,430 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.19 $19.52 $25.60 $32.75 $39.51
Annual Wage (2) $31,590 $40,610 $53,240 $68,110 $82,170


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 19,510 2.12 $27.13 $56,430
Local Government (OES Designation) 11,910 0.22 $30.53 $63,490
Couriers and Express Delivery Services 9,750 2.04 $28.98 $60,270
Specialized Freight Trucking 9,150 2.20 $27.48 $57,160
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers 8,460 1.18 $26.14 $54,370

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 Water Transportation 2,520 2.77 $35.16 $73,140
Support Activities for Rail Transportation 680 2.67 $26.11 $54,310
Waste Collection 3,920 2.63 $27.35 $56,890
Urban Transit Systems 1,100 2.61 $24.46 $50,880
Support Activities for Road Transportation 2,110 2.47 $24.68 $51,340

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) 1,430 0.07 $48.11 $100,070
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas 110 0.38 $36.67 $76,270
Oil and Gas Extraction 910 0.50 $35.29 $73,410
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 60 0.01 $35.25 $73,320
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 260 0.06 $35.17 $73,160


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 19,500 1.36 0.90 $27.85 $57,930
Texas 16,250 1.54 1.01 $26.47 $55,050
New York 11,540 1.35 0.89 $30.45 $63,340
Florida 8,770 1.21 0.80 $26.38 $54,870
Ohio 8,730 1.73 1.14 $25.09 $52,190




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 930 3.36 2.22 $29.90 $62,190
North Dakota 1,190 2.96 1.95 $29.47 $61,300
Kentucky 4,180 2.37 1.56 $22.98 $47,800
Oklahoma 3,490 2.28 1.51 $26.61 $55,340
Alaska 730 2.28 1.50 $32.48 $67,560




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 730 2.28 1.50 $32.48 $67,560
Rhode Island 540 1.20 0.79 $31.88 $66,300
District of Columbia 580 0.89 0.59 $31.14 $64,770
New York 11,540 1.35 0.89 $30.45 $63,340
Wyoming 930 3.36 2.22 $29.90 $62,190





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 7,710 1.50 0.99 $31.96 $66,470
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,370 1.65 1.09 $28.17 $58,600
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 3,970 1.50 0.99 $27.16 $56,500
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 3,760 1.66 1.10 $26.27 $54,650
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 3,700 1.02 0.67 $30.08 $62,560
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3,460 1.65 1.09 $28.25 $58,760
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,980 1.27 0.84 $28.90 $60,100
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 2,660 1.89 1.25 $29.69 $61,760
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,300 1.31 0.87 $26.61 $55,350
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 2,010 1.16 0.77 $26.05 $54,180