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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

35-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in preparing and serving food.


National estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
Industry profile for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
Geographic profile for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

National estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
891,540 0.7 % $ 18.21 $ 37,880 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 11.02 $ 13.25 $ 16.62 $ 22.11 $ 28.53
Annual Wage (2) $ 22,910 $ 27,560 $ 34,570 $ 46,000 $ 59,330


Industry profile for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 669,220 7.42 $ 17.58 $ 36,570
Elementary and Secondary Schools 34,200 0.41 $ 18.52 $ 38,520
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) 30,570 1.05 $ 19.78 $ 41,140
Special Food Services 29,310 5.25 $ 19.66 $ 40,890
Traveler Accommodation 21,720 1.43 $ 21.44 $ 44,590

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 669,220 7.42 $ 17.58 $ 36,570
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 15,570 5.49 $ 18.71 $ 38,920
Special Food Services 29,310 5.25 $ 19.66 $ 40,890
Gambling Industries 2,580 1.51 $ 20.28 $ 42,190
Traveler Accommodation 21,720 1.43 $ 21.44 $ 44,590

Top paying industries for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 370 0.02 $ 39.50 $ 82,150
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 70 (7) $ 27.13 $ 56,440
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services 40 0.02 $ 25.47 $ 52,970
Insurance Carriers 50 (7) $ 25.45 $ 52,950
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 40 (7) $ 24.81 $ 51,610


Geographic profile for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 88,940 7.35 1.15 $ 17.46 $ 36,310
California 80,880 4.92 0.77 $ 20.63 $ 42,910
Florida 66,540 7.88 1.23 $ 18.23 $ 37,920
Ohio 38,500 7.49 1.17 $ 16.22 $ 33,740
New York 37,110 4.27 0.67 $ 20.95 $ 43,580




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alabama 18,170 9.55 1.49 $ 15.69 $ 32,630
Hawaii 5,410 9.43 1.47 $ 22.24 $ 46,250
Mississippi 9,740 9.04 1.41 $ 15.18 $ 31,570
Oklahoma 14,080 9.01 1.41 $ 15.61 $ 32,480
Arkansas 10,440 8.86 1.38 $ 14.82 $ 30,820




Top paying states for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 2,430 3.54 0.55 $ 23.09 $ 48,040
Connecticut 6,890 4.47 0.70 $ 23.04 $ 47,920
Rhode Island 2,630 5.95 0.93 $ 22.98 $ 47,790
Massachusetts 16,310 4.87 0.76 $ 22.27 $ 46,330
Hawaii 5,410 9.43 1.47 $ 22.24 $ 46,250





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 33,860 3.83 0.60 $ 22.49 $ 46,780
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 26,770 4.60 0.72 $ 19.88 $ 41,350
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 23,530 5.39 0.84 $ 16.78 $ 34,900
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 23,100 6.44 1.00 $ 17.69 $ 36,800
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 20,020 6.74 1.05 $ 17.47 $ 36,330
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 18,650 7.44 1.16 $ 18.55 $ 38,580
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 18,160 6.90 1.08 $ 16.51 $ 34,340
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 15,910 5.26 0.82 $ 20.30 $ 42,220
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 15,670 5.81 0.91 $ 21.81 $ 45,360
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 14,090 6.68 1.04 $ 18.39 $ 38,240




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Ocean City, NJ 530 15.11 2.36 $ 17.55 $ 36,510
Jacksonville, NC 680 14.91 2.33 $ 16.48 $ 34,280
Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL 600 14.19 2.21 $ 14.50 $ 30,160
Tyler, TX 1,380 14.02 2.19 $ 16.87 $ 35,090
Brunswick, GA 500 12.73 1.99 $ 15.89 $ 33,050
Flagstaff, AZ 710 12.54 1.96 $ 17.25 $ 35,880
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL 900 12.34 1.93 $ 18.06 $ 37,560
Lawrence, KS 550 12.32 1.92 $ 15.81 $ 32,880
Burlington, NC 730 11.96 1.87 $ 14.93 $ 31,050
Hammond, LA 490 11.73 1.83 $ 15.17 $ 31,560