Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
203,550 0.7 % $28.11 $58,470 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.86 $20.45 $26.85 $34.38 $42.44
Annual Wage (2) $32,990 $42,540 $55,860 $71,510 $88,280


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 23,600 2.39 $27.73 $57,680
Local Government (OES Designation) 12,810 0.24 $32.60 $67,810
Couriers and Express Delivery Services 11,830 2.19 $30.08 $62,560
Warehousing and Storage 9,710 1.20 $27.71 $57,640
Specialized Freight Trucking 9,000 1.97 $28.78 $59,870

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 3,040 3.14 $38.33 $79,730
Urban Transit Systems 1,270 2.85 $24.94 $51,870
Support Activities for Rail Transportation 940 2.83 $27.65 $57,510
Waste Collection 4,310 2.65 $27.88 $58,000
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation 2,390 2.42 $22.66 $47,130

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) 1,350 0.07 $49.55 $103,070
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 340 0.86 $44.47 $92,490
Oil and Gas Extraction 950 0.49 $38.72 $80,550
Support Activities for Water Transportation 3,040 3.14 $38.33 $79,730
Natural Gas Distribution (8) (8) $36.79 $76,520


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 21,360 1.85 1.25 $28.66 $59,610
California 19,920 1.29 0.87 $29.61 $61,580
New York 11,350 1.26 0.86 $32.20 $66,980
Florida 9,440 1.19 0.81 $27.24 $56,670
Pennsylvania 8,750 1.53 1.04 $29.50 $61,370



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 1,000 3.52 2.38 $32.53 $67,650
North Dakota 1,240 2.78 1.88 $32.84 $68,310
West Virginia 1,760 2.49 1.69 $21.99 $45,730
Vermont 700 2.32 1.57 $29.77 $61,930
Arkansas 2,690 2.29 1.55 $23.39 $48,640



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 340 1.03 0.70 $34.99 $72,790
District of Columbia 430 0.64 0.43 $34.56 $71,890
North Dakota 1,240 2.78 1.88 $32.84 $68,310
Wyoming 1,000 3.52 2.38 $32.53 $67,650
New York 11,350 1.26 0.86 $32.20 $66,980




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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 9,460 1.46 0.99 $32.15 $66,870
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,220 1.52 1.03 $31.08 $64,640
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 4,790 1.64 1.11 $30.51 $63,460
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 4,550 1.95 1.32 $28.24 $58,740
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,860 1.56 1.05 $28.47 $59,210
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 3,700 1.04 0.70 $30.47 $63,370
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 3,060 1.27 0.86 $31.86 $66,270
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 2,490 1.62 1.10 $32.27 $67,110
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 2,490 1.90 1.29 $27.23 $56,640
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 2,320 2.08 1.41 $27.62 $57,450