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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

47-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.


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)
598,210 0.5 % $33.91 $70,540 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $20.11 $25.18 $31.36 $40.50 $50.83
Annual Wage (2) $41,820 $52,380 $65,230 $84,240 $105,720


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)
Nonresidential Building Construction 95,420 11.80 $35.74 $74,340
Building Equipment Contractors 83,870 3.93 $36.06 $75,010
Residential Building Construction 68,600 8.81 $32.14 $66,850
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 53,660 5.88 $31.20 $64,890
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 41,950 6.11 $31.59 $65,700

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nonresidential Building Construction 95,420 11.80 $35.74 $74,340
Residential Building Construction 68,600 8.81 $32.14 $66,850
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 28,200 8.22 $34.29 $71,320
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 8,800 7.47 $33.14 $68,940
Utility System Construction 39,680 7.47 $33.94 $70,600

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 40 0.02 $47.38 $98,540
Chemical Manufacturing (3251, 3252, 3253, and 3259 only) 130 0.04 $47.24 $98,270
Oil and Gas Extraction 4,470 3.17 $46.84 $97,430
Scientific Research and Development Services 380 0.06 $46.64 $97,010
Furniture Stores 40 0.02 $44.53 $92,620


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 75,230 6.21 1.50 $33.13 $68,900
California 55,920 3.29 0.80 $39.65 $82,460
Florida 44,910 5.22 1.26 $29.96 $62,320
New York 28,370 3.02 0.73 $41.34 $85,990
North Carolina 26,120 5.96 1.44 $29.03 $60,390




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 2,700 10.02 2.42 $36.16 $75,210
North Dakota 3,540 8.50 2.06 $38.84 $80,780
New Mexico 6,600 8.13 1.97 $31.43 $65,370
West Virginia 5,390 7.74 1.87 $34.62 $72,020
Louisiana 13,220 6.91 1.67 $31.75 $66,040




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 1,220 3.86 0.94 $45.78 $95,220
New York 28,370 3.02 0.73 $41.34 $85,990
Massachusetts 13,350 3.74 0.90 $41.16 $85,610
Illinois 10,340 1.73 0.42 $39.70 $82,570
California 55,920 3.29 0.80 $39.65 $82,460





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 23,610 2.49 0.60 $43.57 $90,630
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 22,270 7.47 1.81 $36.64 $76,210
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 18,910 3.09 0.75 $39.13 $81,400
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 17,850 5.00 1.21 $30.78 $64,010
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 14,150 4.51 1.09 $37.07 $77,100
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 11,680 5.69 1.38 $31.14 $64,760
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 11,130 4.30 1.04 $33.50 $69,690
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 10,170 3.79 0.92 $33.16 $68,960
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 10,010 3.63 0.88 $42.72 $88,850
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 9,650 4.86 1.18 $41.42 $86,140