Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
176,030 0.9 % $23.88 $49,670 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.76 $17.30 $22.58 $29.12 $36.56
Annual Wage (2) $28,630 $35,970 $46,960 $60,570 $76,040


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 24,130 2.98 $25.32 $52,670
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 13,920 1.57 $19.12 $39,770
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers 7,010 0.95 $24.07 $50,070
General Freight Trucking 6,180 0.63 $24.77 $51,530
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers 3,770 1.26 $23.49 $48,850

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 24,130 2.98 $25.32 $52,670
Other Support Activities for Transportation 790 2.53 $23.93 $49,770
Support Activities for Water Transportation 1,990 2.05 $32.45 $67,500
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers 1,400 1.85 $24.77 $51,520
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 13,920 1.57 $19.12 $39,770

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 220 0.06 $36.76 $76,450
Oil and Gas Extraction 370 0.19 $35.97 $74,820
Nonresidential Building Construction 230 0.03 $34.61 $71,990
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 60 0.01 $34.47 $71,690
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 180 0.46 $33.84 $70,390


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 22,220 1.43 1.12 $24.29 $50,520
Texas 12,970 1.12 0.88 $23.58 $49,050
Florida 7,970 1.01 0.79 $22.62 $47,060
Pennsylvania 7,730 1.35 1.06 $25.18 $52,380
Illinois 7,370 1.26 0.99 $25.24 $52,490



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 7,150 2.54 1.99 $22.22 $46,220
North Dakota 1,090 2.42 1.90 $24.49 $50,930
Kentucky 3,470 1.89 1.48 $22.45 $46,690
New Jersey 7,100 1.82 1.42 $25.65 $53,350
Oklahoma 2,740 1.71 1.34 $24.34 $50,640



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 130 0.20 0.16 $31.10 $64,690
Alaska 280 0.85 0.66 $27.18 $56,540
Rhode Island 550 1.17 0.91 $26.91 $55,970
Washington 3,550 1.19 0.93 $26.71 $55,560
Delaware 620 1.44 1.12 $26.62 $55,380




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 7,030 1.71 1.34 $23.75 $49,400
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 6,470 1.00 0.78 $26.55 $55,230
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 4,850 1.36 1.06 $25.72 $53,490
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,720 1.90 1.49 $25.25 $52,530
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,380 1.15 0.90 $24.38 $50,700
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3,350 2.56 2.00 $24.83 $51,640
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3,110 1.33 1.04 $23.17 $48,190
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,790 1.49 1.16 $23.60 $49,080
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 2,420 4.01 3.14 $25.25 $52,530
Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 2,150 1.86 1.46 $24.90 $51,800