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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

41-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of retail sales workers in an establishment or department. Duties may include management functions, such as purchasing, budgeting, accounting, and personnel work, in addition to supervisory duties.


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)
1,181,530 0.5 % $21.67 $45,080 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.36 $15.01 $19.05 $25.51 $33.31
Annual Wage (2) $25,720 $31,210 $39,630 $53,060 $69,290


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)
General Merchandise Stores 241,380 7.58 $20.21 $42,030
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) 152,790 5.23 $21.47 $44,660
Clothing Stores 115,430 10.83 $20.91 $43,500
Gasoline Stations 90,770 9.71 $17.93 $37,290
Building Material and Supplies Dealers 81,400 7.03 $22.74 $47,310

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Shoe Stores 28,160 13.50 $19.21 $39,950
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores 18,010 11.29 $20.43 $42,500
Clothing Stores 115,430 10.83 $20.91 $43,500
Gasoline Stations 90,770 9.71 $17.93 $37,290
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores 13,070 9.53 $26.30 $54,700

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Scientific Research and Development Services 80 0.01 $39.43 $82,010
Automobile Dealers 48,320 3.74 $36.17 $75,240
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities 180 0.02 $35.19 $73,200
Truck Transportation 90 0.01 $34.70 $72,170
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (4242 and 4246 only) 380 0.10 $33.62 $69,920


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 118,190 6.95 0.85 $21.79 $45,310
Texas 96,740 7.99 0.98 $21.91 $45,570
Florida 86,300 10.03 1.23 $22.16 $46,090
New York 66,620 7.10 0.87 $24.35 $50,640
Pennsylvania 46,010 7.87 0.96 $22.44 $46,680




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)
Mississippi 13,030 11.59 1.42 $18.13 $37,710
Hawaii 7,430 11.57 1.42 $21.82 $45,370
South Carolina 22,750 11.03 1.35 $19.61 $40,790
Tennessee 32,290 10.92 1.34 $20.92 $43,520
Alabama 21,110 10.86 1.33 $20.23 $42,080




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rhode Island 3,590 7.46 0.91 $27.19 $56,540
Connecticut 14,960 9.01 1.10 $25.29 $52,610
New Jersey 30,250 7.47 0.92 $25.27 $52,570
Washington 22,670 6.96 0.85 $25.12 $52,240
District of Columbia 1,810 2.54 0.31 $24.91 $51,800





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 66,320 6.98 0.86 $25.78 $53,630
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 41,180 6.73 0.82 $21.60 $44,930
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 29,010 6.25 0.77 $21.23 $44,160
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 25,480 7.14 0.87 $23.13 $48,100
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 24,260 9.36 1.15 $23.57 $49,030
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 23,450 7.86 0.96 $21.82 $45,380
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 22,830 7.28 0.89 $24.58 $51,130
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 20,950 7.81 0.96 $22.69 $47,200
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 20,780 7.29 0.89 $24.02 $49,950
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 20,040 7.26 0.89 $23.99 $49,900