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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers. Excludes team or work leaders.


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)
485,700 0.5 % $33.92 $70,550 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $19.66 $25.15 $32.44 $41.33 $50.87
Annual Wage (2) $40,880 $52,300 $67,460 $85,960 $105,810


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)
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 38,660 4.11 $29.86 $62,100
Real Estate 33,090 1.99 $29.42 $61,180
Building Equipment Contractors 31,120 1.40 $33.92 $70,540
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 30,190 0.54 $34.75 $72,290
Automobile Dealers 27,090 2.09 $35.47 $73,780

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 16,280 4.23 $45.20 $94,010
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 38,660 4.11 $29.86 $62,100
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance 7,520 3.50 $34.34 $71,430
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 3,540 3.43 $32.52 $67,630
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 16,910 3.02 $26.10 $54,290

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 1,830 1.63 $47.31 $98,400
Other Pipeline Transportation 90 1.05 $46.47 $96,650
Scheduled Air Transportation 3,120 0.69 $45.37 $94,380
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 210 0.14 $45.38 $94,380
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 16,280 4.23 $45.20 $94,010


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 42,220 3.40 1.03 $33.27 $69,190
California 40,350 2.32 0.70 $39.33 $81,810
Florida 30,630 3.48 1.05 $29.48 $61,320
New York 26,960 2.83 0.86 $37.86 $78,760
Pennsylvania 20,840 3.53 1.07 $34.61 $71,990




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 1,880 6.88 2.08 $38.62 $80,330
Arkansas 6,160 5.06 1.53 $28.93 $60,180
Alabama 9,380 4.75 1.44 $31.88 $66,310
West Virginia 3,320 4.72 1.43 $29.17 $60,680
Hawaii 2,950 4.64 1.40 $36.63 $76,190




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 1,290 4.07 1.23 $42.26 $87,900
California 40,350 2.32 0.70 $39.33 $81,810
Wyoming 1,880 6.88 2.08 $38.62 $80,330
District of Columbia 720 0.99 0.30 $38.17 $79,400
New York 26,960 2.83 0.86 $37.86 $78,760





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 25,550 2.65 0.80 $40.04 $83,290
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 12,990 2.08 0.63 $41.28 $85,870
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 11,200 3.06 0.93 $35.16 $73,120
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 11,010 3.61 1.09 $35.13 $73,060
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 10,470 2.24 0.68 $34.52 $71,790
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 9,860 3.59 1.09 $33.19 $69,030
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 9,170 2.88 0.87 $36.45 $75,810
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 8,800 3.06 0.92 $36.55 $76,030
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 8,390 3.17 0.96 $30.18 $62,780
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 8,000 3.77 1.14 $31.95 $66,450