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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

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 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)
477,430 0.6 % $ 28.03 $ 58,300 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 $ 16.45 $ 19.89 $ 26.38 $ 33.96 $ 42.06
Annual Wage (2) $ 34,210 $ 41,370 $ 54,870 $ 70,630 $ 87,480


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)
Warehousing and Storage 49,170 3.47 $ 28.70 $ 59,700
Truck Transportation 41,990 2.85 $ 29.80 $ 61,970
Couriers and Express Delivery Services 39,240 5.10 $ 28.27 $ 58,800
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) 30,160 1.04 $ 22.01 $ 45,790
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (4244 and 4248 only) 22,500 2.37 $ 29.82 $ 62,020

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 39,240 5.10 $ 28.27 $ 58,800
Support Activities for Water Transportation 3,710 4.22 $ 31.50 $ 65,530
Support Activities for Rail Transportation 1,410 4.18 $ 28.93 $ 60,180
Other Support Activities for Transportation 1,100 3.47 $ 27.23 $ 56,630
Warehousing and Storage 49,170 3.47 $ 28.70 $ 59,700

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)
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 1,540 0.07 $ 52.64 $ 109,490
Natural Gas Distribution (8) (8) $ 48.52 $ 100,930
Oil and Gas Extraction 1,170 0.94 $ 45.05 $ 93,710
Other Pipeline Transportation 70 0.87 $ 43.48 $ 90,440
Water, Sewage and Other Systems 130 0.23 $ 39.91 $ 83,010


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.





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 52,740 3.21 0.94 $ 28.88 $ 60,060
Texas 44,160 3.65 1.06 $ 27.59 $ 57,390
Florida 26,590 3.15 0.92 $ 27.04 $ 56,250
New York 22,690 2.61 0.76 $ 30.97 $ 64,420
Pennsylvania 21,080 3.83 1.11 $ 28.39 $ 59,050




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 14,760 5.08 1.48 $ 26.60 $ 55,330
North Dakota 1,890 4.72 1.37 $ 34.51 $ 71,770
New Jersey 17,800 4.71 1.37 $ 30.98 $ 64,430
Wyoming 1,200 4.57 1.33 $ 31.93 $ 66,420
Mississippi 4,660 4.32 1.26 $ 24.83 $ 51,650




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)
Alaska 960 3.24 0.94 $ 34.93 $ 72,640
North Dakota 1,890 4.72 1.37 $ 34.51 $ 71,770
District of Columbia 590 0.86 0.25 $ 32.62 $ 67,840
Wyoming 1,200 4.57 1.33 $ 31.93 $ 66,420
Rhode Island 890 2.00 0.58 $ 31.87 $ 66,280





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 27,540 3.12 0.91 $ 32.17 $ 66,910
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 18,370 3.16 0.92 $ 27.62 $ 57,460
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 14,200 3.96 1.15 $ 28.72 $ 59,730
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 12,900 2.96 0.86 $ 29.88 $ 62,150
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 11,120 4.22 1.23 $ 27.12 $ 56,410
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 11,100 3.74 1.09 $ 27.38 $ 56,940
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 9,240 3.43 1.00 $ 29.04 $ 60,400
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 8,980 6.03 1.76 $ 28.88 $ 60,060
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 8,310 3.31 0.97 $ 27.92 $ 58,060
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 8,090 3.83 1.12 $ 27.31 $ 56,810




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 5,480 9.02 2.63 $ 29.19 $ 60,720
Cleveland, TN 390 8.24 2.40 $ 20.58 $ 42,810
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 770 7.99 2.33 $ 25.34 $ 52,710
Stockton-Lodi, CA 1,960 7.90 2.30 $ 28.92 $ 60,150
Enid, OK 180 7.66 2.23 $ 24.77 $ 51,520
Houma-Thibodaux, LA 620 7.58 2.21 $ 36.83 $ 76,610
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 2,230 7.16 2.09 $ 28.15 $ 58,550
Savannah, GA 1,200 7.03 2.05 $ 28.21 $ 58,670
Greeley, CO 710 6.75 1.97 $ 32.69 $ 68,000
Laredo, TX 630 6.34 1.85 $ 23.76 $ 49,420