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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

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.


National estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors
Industry profile for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors
Geographic profile for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

National estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
549,260 0.5 % $ 28.16 $ 58,580 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 17.70 $ 20.50 $ 26.37 $ 33.73 $ 39.54
Annual Wage (2) $ 36,820 $ 42,640 $ 54,850 $ 70,160 $ 82,240


Industry profile for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) 50,570 1.71 $ 21.48 $ 44,690
Warehousing and Storage 50,220 3.03 $ 29.37 $ 61,080
Truck Transportation 42,890 2.87 $ 30.77 $ 64,000
Couriers and Express Delivery Services 39,030 4.21 $ 29.30 $ 60,940
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods (4232, 4233, 4235, 4236, 4237, and 4239 only) 26,790 1.96 $ 28.62 $ 59,530

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Couriers and Express Delivery Services 39,030 4.21 $ 29.30 $ 60,940
Other Support Activities for Transportation 1,310 3.95 $ 27.55 $ 57,300
Urban Transit Systems 1,470 3.78 $ 26.56 $ 55,250
Support Activities for Rail Transportation 1,220 3.75 $ 29.02 $ 60,360
Support Activities for Water Transportation 3,270 3.64 $ 40.15 $ 83,510

Top paying industries for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oil and Gas Extraction 1,400 1.32 $ 54.97 $ 114,330
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 1,680 0.08 $ 54.77 $ 113,920
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 150 1.34 $ 52.28 $ 108,750
Natural Gas Distribution 80 0.07 $ 51.54 $ 107,190
Coal Mining 230 0.63 $ 49.29 $ 102,510


Geographic profile for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors, see the Create Customized Tables function.



Map of employment of first-line supervisors of transportation and material moving workers, except aircraft cargo handling supervisors by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 59,850 3.62 0.93 $ 28.98 $ 60,290
Texas 48,940 4.00 1.03 $ 27.96 $ 58,150
Florida 31,340 3.64 0.93 $ 26.27 $ 54,640
New York 24,940 2.88 0.74 $ 31.93 $ 66,420
Ohio 23,710 4.56 1.17 $ 26.64 $ 55,410


Map of location quotient of first-line supervisors of transportation and material moving workers, except aircraft cargo handling supervisors by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Tennessee 17,290 5.79 1.49 $ 27.11 $ 56,390
New Jersey 21,280 5.53 1.42 $ 31.00 $ 64,480
Georgia 23,120 5.28 1.35 $ 27.31 $ 56,810
Wyoming 1,340 5.16 1.32 $ 30.94 $ 64,360
Arkansas 6,100 5.13 1.31 $ 24.93 $ 51,850


Map of annual mean wages of first-line supervisors of transportation and material moving workers, except aircraft cargo handling supervisors by state, May 2021


Top paying states for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 830 1.25 0.32 $ 33.52 $ 69,720
Alaska 1,360 4.59 1.18 $ 33.51 $ 69,690
North Dakota 1,790 4.54 1.16 $ 32.71 $ 68,050
New York 24,940 2.88 0.74 $ 31.93 $ 66,420
Rhode Island 1,280 2.80 0.72 $ 31.64 $ 65,820



Map of employment of first-line supervisors of transportation and material moving workers, except aircraft cargo handling supervisors by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors:

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 30,910 3.56 0.91 $ 32.62 $ 67,860
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 21,060 3.68 0.94 $ 28.42 $ 59,110
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 15,200 4.23 1.09 $ 28.41 $ 59,080
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 14,490 5.60 1.44 $ 27.21 $ 56,590
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 13,870 3.28 0.84 $ 29.45 $ 61,250
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 12,130 4.19 1.07 $ 28.59 $ 59,470
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 10,470 3.94 1.01 $ 28.69 $ 59,680
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 9,460 3.86 0.99 $ 26.84 $ 55,830
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 9,040 4.71 1.21 $ 32.86 $ 68,360
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 8,700 5.68 1.46 $ 27.92 $ 58,070


Map of location quotient of first-line supervisors of transportation and material moving workers, except aircraft cargo handling supervisors by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 5,600 9.26 2.38 $ 29.81 $ 62,000
Laredo, TX 850 8.75 2.24 $ 23.37 $ 48,620
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 770 7.91 2.03 $ 27.01 $ 56,180
Savannah, GA 1,340 7.58 1.95 $ 35.51 $ 73,850
Cleveland, TN 330 7.31 1.88 $ 24.30 $ 50,550
Houma-Thibodaux, LA 560 7.03 1.80 $ 37.70 $ 78,410
Longview, WA 270 6.99 1.79 $ 31.16 $ 64,800
Morristown, TN 310 6.77 1.74 $ 25.97 $ 54,010
Yakima, WA 620 6.76 1.73 $ 25.31 $ 52,640
Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ 380 6.56 1.68 $ 28.55 $ 59,390