Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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)
167,190 0.7 % $23.02 $47,880 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.47 $17.03 $21.99 $28.03 $34.69
Annual Wage (2) $28,020 $35,420 $45,750 $58,300 $72,150


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 22,220 3.14 $24.10 $50,120
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 12,660 1.51 $18.09 $37,620
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers 7,150 0.98 $23.71 $49,310
General Freight Trucking 6,270 0.67 $25.13 $52,280
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers 3,740 1.23 $22.85 $47,540

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Warehousing and Storage 22,220 3.14 $24.10 $50,120
Other Support Activities for Transportation 620 2.20 $23.96 $49,840
Support Activities for Water Transportation 1,760 1.91 $31.92 $66,400
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers 1,320 1.78 $23.56 $49,000
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 12,660 1.51 $18.09 $37,620

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 230 0.06 $34.69 $72,160
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 110 0.01 $32.67 $67,960
Oil and Gas Extraction 290 0.15 $32.22 $67,010
Support Activities for Water Transportation 1,760 1.91 $31.92 $66,400
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 130 0.33 $31.07 $64,620


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 20,280 1.38 1.09 $23.39 $48,650
Texas 15,020 1.38 1.09 $22.73 $47,270
Illinois 8,140 1.43 1.13 $24.45 $50,860
Florida 7,660 1.03 0.82 $22.40 $46,590
Ohio 6,770 1.32 1.05 $21.75 $45,240




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)
Tennessee 6,460 2.39 1.90 $22.00 $45,770
North Dakota 820 1.94 1.54 $22.43 $46,660
Nebraska 1,740 1.88 1.49 $23.15 $48,160
New Jersey 6,540 1.71 1.36 $25.30 $52,620
Oklahoma 2,540 1.63 1.29 $23.25 $48,360




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 180 0.27 0.22 $25.90 $53,870
Connecticut 2,110 1.29 1.02 $25.84 $53,740
Washington 3,040 1.07 0.85 $25.80 $53,670
New Jersey 6,540 1.71 1.36 $25.30 $52,620
Alaska 330 1.03 0.82 $25.19 $52,400





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 6,400 1.61 1.28 $23.23 $48,310
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 5,570 1.51 1.19 $24.90 $51,800
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 4,530 0.86 0.68 $25.86 $53,790
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 4,390 1.59 1.26 $24.29 $50,530
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 3,660 1.59 1.26 $23.52 $48,910
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3,010 1.40 1.11 $21.91 $45,570
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 2,680 2.23 1.77 $24.22 $50,380
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 2,350 1.32 1.05 $23.24 $48,330
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 2,310 3.92 3.11 $23.95 $49,820
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,000 1.12 0.89 $23.97 $49,870