Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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)
197,800 0.7 % $26.88 $55,910 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.12 $19.50 $25.68 $33.06 $40.55
Annual Wage (2) $31,450 $40,550 $53,420 $68,760 $84,340


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 21,430 2.28 $27.12 $56,410
Local Government (OES Designation) 11,690 0.21 $31.06 $64,600
Couriers and Express Delivery Services 10,420 2.18 $28.77 $59,840
Specialized Freight Trucking 9,140 2.13 $28.26 $58,790
Warehousing and Storage 8,520 1.20 $27.19 $56,560

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 2,700 2.92 $37.71 $78,430
Waste Collection 4,160 2.72 $27.08 $56,330
Support Activities for Rail Transportation 720 2.60 $25.60 $53,240
Urban Transit Systems 1,090 2.49 $24.54 $51,040
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation 2,130 2.39 $21.65 $45,040

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) 1,390 0.07 $48.92 $101,750
Support Activities for Water Transportation 2,700 2.92 $37.71 $78,430
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas 170 0.61 $36.89 $76,730
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 220 0.56 $36.31 $75,530
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing 70 0.05 $35.84 $74,540


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 19,190 1.30 0.87 $28.05 $58,340
Texas 17,620 1.61 1.08 $27.25 $56,670
New York 11,710 1.36 0.91 $30.73 $63,920
Florida 8,930 1.20 0.80 $26.27 $54,650
North Carolina 8,470 2.15 1.44 $24.32 $50,590




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 900 3.22 2.16 $29.49 $61,330
North Dakota 1,090 2.59 1.73 $30.04 $62,490
Kentucky 4,280 2.40 1.61 $23.73 $49,360
Vermont 700 2.35 1.57 $26.79 $55,720
Kansas 2,900 2.17 1.45 $26.14 $54,380




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 630 1.95 1.31 $34.59 $71,950
District of Columbia 400 0.61 0.41 $32.12 $66,810
New York 11,710 1.36 0.91 $30.73 $63,920
Washington 4,560 1.61 1.08 $30.60 $63,650
North Dakota 1,090 2.59 1.73 $30.04 $62,490





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 7,910 1.51 1.01 $31.54 $65,610
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,210 1.56 1.05 $29.22 $60,780
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 4,020 1.46 0.98 $28.69 $59,680
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 4,010 1.87 1.25 $28.47 $59,220
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 3,850 1.04 0.70 $29.45 $61,260
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 3,830 1.66 1.11 $26.93 $56,020
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,830 1.19 0.80 $29.98 $62,350
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 2,170 1.80 1.21 $25.53 $53,090
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 2,130 1.20 0.80 $25.48 $52,990
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,060 1.15 0.77 $27.37 $56,930