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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2023

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)
594,330 0.6 % $ 30.69 $ 63,840 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 $ 18.96 $ 22.86 $ 29.09 $ 36.51 $ 44.30
Annual Wage (2) $ 39,440 $ 47,560 $ 60,510 $ 75,940 $ 92,140


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 57,180 2.99 $ 32.57 $ 67,750
Food and Beverage Retailers (4451 and 4452 only) 45,550 1.50 $ 23.26 $ 48,380
Couriers and Express Delivery Services 43,690 4.69 $ 31.38 $ 65,270
Truck Transportation 43,160 2.73 $ 33.14 $ 68,920
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods (4232, 4233, 4235, 4236, 4237, and 4239 only) 31,180 2.09 $ 30.15 $ 62,710

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 43,690 4.69 $ 31.38 $ 65,270
Other Support Activities for Transportation 1,430 3.85 $ 27.73 $ 57,670
Urban Transit Systems 1,590 3.80 $ 29.66 $ 61,690
Support Activities for Water Transportation 3,440 3.62 $ 47.16 $ 98,090
Other Pipeline Transportation 310 3.60 $ 42.54 $ 88,490

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, State, and Local Government, excluding State and Local Government Schools and Hospitals and the U.S. Postal Service (OEWS Designation) 1,710 0.08 $ 58.68 $ 122,050
Oil and Gas Extraction 1,060 0.98 $ 58.31 $ 121,280
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 180 1.52 $ 56.04 $ 116,550
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas (8) (8) $ 52.17 $ 108,510
Natural Gas Distribution 160 0.14 $ 52.08 $ 108,330


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 2023


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 66,540 3.71 0.95 $ 31.96 $ 66,480
Texas 55,570 4.10 1.05 $ 29.39 $ 61,130
Florida 34,740 3.63 0.93 $ 29.29 $ 60,930
New York 27,710 2.95 0.75 $ 33.59 $ 69,860
Pennsylvania 25,050 4.21 1.08 $ 30.33 $ 63,090


Map of location quotient of first-line supervisors of transportation and material moving workers, except aircraft cargo handling supervisors by state, May 2023


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 18,880 5.86 1.50 $ 31.28 $ 65,060
Alaska 1,770 5.67 1.45 $ 35.75 $ 74,360
Georgia 25,040 5.26 1.34 $ 29.88 $ 62,150
New Jersey 22,050 5.25 1.34 $ 32.76 $ 68,150
Hawaii 3,230 5.24 1.34 $ 30.82 $ 64,100


Map of annual mean wages of first-line supervisors of transportation and material moving workers, except aircraft cargo handling supervisors by state, May 2023


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 1,770 5.67 1.45 $ 35.75 $ 74,360
North Dakota 2,020 4.84 1.24 $ 35.61 $ 74,070
District of Columbia 660 0.94 0.24 $ 35.57 $ 73,980
Wyoming 1,310 4.80 1.23 $ 35.30 $ 73,430
New York 27,710 2.95 0.75 $ 33.59 $ 69,860



Map of employment of first-line supervisors of transportation and material moving workers, except aircraft cargo handling supervisors by area, May 2023


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 34,160 3.60 0.92 $ 34.23 $ 71,190
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 24,600 3.98 1.02 $ 31.95 $ 66,460
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 17,430 4.39 1.12 $ 29.70 $ 61,770
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 17,430 3.87 0.99 $ 31.84 $ 66,220
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 15,940 5.66 1.45 $ 30.83 $ 64,120
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 14,050 4.42 1.13 $ 29.99 $ 62,380
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 11,370 4.02 1.03 $ 30.96 $ 64,410
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 10,540 3.87 0.99 $ 29.41 $ 61,170
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 9,100 5.48 1.40 $ 31.11 $ 64,710
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 8,920 4.29 1.10 $ 34.15 $ 71,030


Map of location quotient of first-line supervisors of transportation and material moving workers, except aircraft cargo handling supervisors by area, May 2023


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 6,510 10.41 2.66 $ 33.24 $ 69,140
Laredo, TX 960 9.15 2.34 $ 24.07 $ 50,070
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 780 7.61 1.94 $ 30.06 $ 62,520
Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ 450 7.27 1.86 $ 31.20 $ 64,900
Lebanon, PA 370 6.99 1.79 $ 28.95 $ 60,220
Stockton-Lodi, CA 1,940 6.97 1.78 $ 33.05 $ 68,740
Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA 400 6.92 1.77 $ 30.39 $ 63,210
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA 1,680 6.70 1.71 $ 30.14 $ 62,690
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 1,710 6.67 1.70 $ 30.72 $ 63,910
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 2,430 6.58 1.68 $ 31.94 $ 66,440


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