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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

53-1047 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

This occupation includes the 2018 SOC occupations 53-1042 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand; 53-1043 First-Line Supervisors of Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators; 53-1044 First-Line Supervisors of Passenger Attendants; and 53-1049 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation Workers, All Other; and the 2010 SOC occupations 53-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand; and 53-1031 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators.


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)
455,390 0.6 % $27.81 $57,840 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $16.12 $19.75 $26.47 $34.04 $41.98
Annual Wage (2) $33,540 $41,070 $55,060 $70,800 $87,310


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 47,020 3.87 $28.45 $59,180
Truck Transportation 41,570 2.73 $29.48 $61,320
Couriers and Express Delivery Services 35,610 5.08 $27.35 $56,880
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (4244 and 4248 only) 22,460 2.27 $29.00 $60,310
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods (4232, 4233, 4235, 4236, 4237, and 4239 only) 22,060 1.54 $27.60 $57,400

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Couriers and Express Delivery Services 35,610 5.08 $27.35 $56,880
Support Activities for Water Transportation 4,270 4.46 $30.85 $64,170
Support Activities for Rail Transportation 1,560 4.34 $28.15 $58,540
Warehousing and Storage 47,020 3.87 $28.45 $59,180
Waste Collection 6,030 3.24 $29.48 $61,330

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) 1,500 0.07 $50.00 $103,990
Natural Gas Distribution 100 0.09 $45.30 $94,220
Oil and Gas Extraction 1,030 0.73 $44.99 $93,570
Other Pipeline Transportation 70 0.79 $43.52 $90,520
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 40 0.32 $43.44 $90,350


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 50,040 2.88 0.93 $28.39 $59,040
Texas 40,170 3.23 1.04 $27.59 $57,380
Florida 24,120 2.74 0.88 $26.40 $54,900
New York 23,830 2.50 0.81 $30.25 $62,930
Pennsylvania 21,030 3.56 1.15 $28.52 $59,330




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)
New Jersey 18,780 4.59 1.48 $29.94 $62,280
North Dakota 1,910 4.53 1.46 $34.89 $72,580
Tennessee 13,310 4.42 1.43 $26.92 $55,990
Wyoming 1,190 4.34 1.40 $31.70 $65,950
Louisiana 7,660 3.99 1.29 $26.30 $54,700




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 880 2.77 0.89 $35.10 $73,020
North Dakota 1,910 4.53 1.46 $34.89 $72,580
Wyoming 1,190 4.34 1.40 $31.70 $65,950
Rhode Island 990 2.06 0.66 $31.04 $64,570
Washington 10,850 3.27 1.05 $30.89 $64,250





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-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 29,530 3.06 0.99 $30.84 $64,140
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 18,620 2.98 0.96 $27.69 $57,600
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 13,130 2.81 0.91 $29.30 $60,950
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 13,030 3.56 1.15 $28.55 $59,380
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 11,060 4.03 1.30 $26.63 $55,380
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 10,190 3.34 1.08 $27.68 $57,580
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 9,510 3.31 1.07 $28.72 $59,740
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 8,310 5.40 1.74 $27.79 $57,810
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 8,030 3.04 0.98 $26.66 $55,460
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 7,500 2.36 0.76 $30.11 $62,620