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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

41-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of retail sales workers in an establishment or department. Duties may include management functions, such as purchasing, budgeting, accounting, and personnel work, in addition to supervisory duties.


National estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
Industry profile for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
Geographic profile for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

National estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
1,063,110 0.5 % $ 22.74 $ 47,300 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 13.11 $ 15.90 $ 19.99 $ 26.87 $ 35.01
Annual Wage (2) $ 27,260 $ 33,070 $ 41,580 $ 55,880 $ 72,810


Industry profile for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers: Top

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
General Merchandise Stores 229,320 7.66 $ 21.33 $ 44,370
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) 152,710 5.25 $ 22.64 $ 47,100
Gasoline Stations 89,180 9.71 $ 19.04 $ 39,600
Building Material and Supplies Dealers 74,920 6.48 $ 23.91 $ 49,740
Clothing Stores 71,640 10.40 $ 21.31 $ 44,330

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Shoe Stores 20,700 13.99 $ 19.96 $ 41,520
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores 17,450 11.05 $ 22.00 $ 45,750
Clothing Stores 71,640 10.40 $ 21.31 $ 44,330
Book Stores and News Dealers 5,570 9.99 $ 19.85 $ 41,280
Gasoline Stations 89,180 9.71 $ 19.04 $ 39,600

Top paying industries for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Scientific Research and Development Services 40 0.01 $ 44.58 $ 92,740
Automobile Dealers 45,920 3.83 $ 36.93 $ 76,820
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing 40 0.01 $ 34.05 $ 70,830
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing (3371 and 3372 only) 60 0.02 $ 33.93 $ 70,580
Truck Transportation 100 0.01 $ 33.89 $ 70,480


Geographic profile for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers: Top

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





States with the highest employment level in First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 105,060 6.39 0.84 $ 23.27 $ 48,400
Texas 102,600 8.48 1.11 $ 21.94 $ 45,640
Florida 77,110 9.13 1.20 $ 22.76 $ 47,350
New York 51,260 5.90 0.77 $ 26.16 $ 54,410
Pennsylvania 41,780 7.58 0.99 $ 23.06 $ 47,970




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Mississippi 12,680 11.78 1.54 $ 20.95 $ 43,580
Alabama 20,770 10.91 1.43 $ 21.15 $ 43,990
South Carolina 21,730 10.78 1.41 $ 20.90 $ 43,470
Montana 4,840 10.62 1.39 $ 22.01 $ 45,780
Wyoming 2,640 10.07 1.32 $ 20.57 $ 42,790




Top paying states for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rhode Island 3,120 7.05 0.92 $ 29.41 $ 61,170
District of Columbia 1,600 2.33 0.31 $ 28.31 $ 58,890
New Jersey 24,570 6.49 0.85 $ 27.54 $ 57,280
Connecticut 12,330 8.00 1.05 $ 26.64 $ 55,410
New York 51,260 5.90 0.77 $ 26.16 $ 54,410





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales 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 50,210 5.68 0.74 $ 28.06 $ 58,360
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 35,490 6.09 0.80 $ 22.97 $ 47,780
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 29,250 8.15 1.07 $ 22.34 $ 46,470
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 26,020 5.97 0.78 $ 23.34 $ 48,540
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 21,900 7.38 0.97 $ 23.18 $ 48,220
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 20,630 8.22 1.08 $ 23.59 $ 49,060
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 19,050 7.24 0.95 $ 22.22 $ 46,210
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 18,730 6.20 0.81 $ 25.82 $ 53,700
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 17,730 6.58 0.86 $ 25.16 $ 52,340
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 15,950 6.13 0.80 $ 26.47 $ 55,070




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hinesville, GA 340 19.31 2.53 $ 18.69 $ 38,870
Gadsden, AL 550 17.43 2.28 $ 17.75 $ 36,920
Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL 880 16.95 2.22 $ 19.85 $ 41,280
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL 1,170 16.02 2.10 $ 22.07 $ 45,900
Punta Gorda, FL 740 15.96 2.09 $ 22.75 $ 47,320
Muskegon, MI 850 15.63 2.04 $ 21.29 $ 44,280
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 2,300 14.87 1.95 $ 20.37 $ 42,370
Hot Springs, AR 500 14.18 1.85 $ 21.06 $ 43,800
Altoona, PA 770 14.10 1.85 $ 20.44 $ 42,510
Jacksonville, NC 640 14.10 1.84 $ 22.44 $ 46,680