Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

47-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction 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)
496,370 0.6 % $31.32 $65,150 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $18.14 $22.89 $29.32 $37.62 $47.12
Annual Wage (2) $37,730 $47,600 $60,990 $78,250 $98,000


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)
Nonresidential Building Construction 77,970 11.29 $32.47 $67,530
Building Equipment Contractors 63,610 3.52 $33.48 $69,640
Residential Building Construction 52,730 8.22 $29.49 $61,340
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 44,170 5.86 $28.41 $59,090
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 33,210 5.64 $28.59 $59,460

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nonresidential Building Construction 77,970 11.29 $32.47 $67,530
Residential Building Construction 52,730 8.22 $29.49 $61,340
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 24,370 7.97 $31.50 $65,520
Utility System Construction 32,220 6.91 $30.61 $63,670
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 7,030 6.73 $31.03 $64,530

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing 130 0.05 $49.21 $102,360
Scientific Research and Development Services 190 0.03 $45.38 $94,400
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events (8) (8) $44.44 $92,430
Oil and Gas Extraction 5,200 2.70 $44.22 $91,980
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 40 0.01 $42.59 $88,590


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)
Texas 60,610 5.40 1.47 $30.90 $64,270
California 43,360 2.87 0.78 $37.16 $77,300
Florida 33,000 4.31 1.17 $27.48 $57,160
New York 21,450 2.43 0.66 $39.12 $81,360
North Carolina 19,750 4.90 1.33 $26.52 $55,150



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 3,190 11.29 3.07 $33.82 $70,340
North Dakota 4,950 11.24 3.06 $37.17 $77,320
New Mexico 5,820 7.38 2.01 $29.38 $61,100
West Virginia 4,950 6.99 1.90 $31.28 $65,050
Montana 2,950 6.66 1.81 $30.11 $62,640



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 1,510 4.64 1.26 $44.13 $91,790
New York 21,450 2.43 0.66 $39.12 $81,360
Hawaii 2,240 3.66 1.00 $37.35 $77,680
North Dakota 4,950 11.24 3.06 $37.17 $77,320
California 43,360 2.87 0.78 $37.16 $77,300




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)
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 19,020 6.69 1.82 $32.58 $67,760
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 11,200 2.08 0.57 $43.80 $91,090
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 10,910 5.98 1.63 $31.24 $64,980
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 9,590 4.03 1.10 $33.31 $69,280
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 9,520 4.25 1.16 $28.91 $60,130
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 8,520 2.10 0.57 $36.42 $75,750
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 8,490 3.55 0.97 $28.97 $60,260
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 6,590 1.76 0.48 $39.07 $81,270
Baltimore-Towson, MD 6,560 5.07 1.38 $32.54 $67,670
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 6,480 4.89 1.33 $32.51 $67,630