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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

35-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in preparing and serving food.


National estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
Industry profile for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
Geographic profile for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

National estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
1,040,600 0.9 % $ 18.82 $ 39,150 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 11.59 $ 14.15 $ 17.58 $ 22.52 $ 29.05
Annual Wage (2) $ 24,100 $ 29,430 $ 36,570 $ 46,840 $ 60,410


Industry profile for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 810,050 8.59 $ 18.22 $ 37,900
Elementary and Secondary Schools 34,840 0.43 $ 19.11 $ 39,750
Special Food Services 32,150 6.78 $ 20.84 $ 43,350
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) 31,450 1.06 $ 20.56 $ 42,760
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 20,350 6.63 $ 18.89 $ 39,300

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 810,050 8.59 $ 18.22 $ 37,900
Special Food Services 32,150 6.78 $ 20.84 $ 43,350
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 20,350 6.63 $ 18.89 $ 39,300
Gambling Industries 2,600 1.44 $ 20.90 $ 43,480
Civic and Social Organizations 3,710 1.42 $ 17.23 $ 35,840

Top paying industries for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 400 0.02 $ 39.46 $ 82,080
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services 50 0.04 $ 29.56 $ 61,470
Furniture Stores (8) (8) $ 28.66 $ 59,610
Animal Slaughtering and Processing 80 0.02 $ 26.58 $ 55,280
Home Health Care Services 160 0.01 $ 25.87 $ 53,820


Geographic profile for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers, see the Create Customized Tables function.



Map of employment of first-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 110,190 9.01 1.22 $ 16.81 $ 34,960
California 99,190 6.00 0.81 $ 21.78 $ 45,290
Florida 68,920 8.01 1.08 $ 19.00 $ 39,510
New York 46,970 5.42 0.73 $ 22.85 $ 47,530
Ohio 41,230 7.93 1.07 $ 17.54 $ 36,480


Map of location quotient of first-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii 6,020 10.97 1.49 $ 22.23 $ 46,230
Alabama 19,700 10.21 1.38 $ 16.19 $ 33,680
Oklahoma 15,730 10.10 1.37 $ 16.24 $ 33,770
Mississippi 10,920 9.91 1.34 $ 15.55 $ 32,350
Montana 4,580 9.73 1.32 $ 17.86 $ 37,150


Map of annual mean wages of first-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers by state, May 2021


Top paying states for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 2,420 3.66 0.49 $ 26.07 $ 54,220
Colorado 20,560 7.84 1.06 $ 22.89 $ 47,620
Washington 26,900 8.39 1.14 $ 22.87 $ 47,560
New York 46,970 5.42 0.73 $ 22.85 $ 47,530
Rhode Island 3,150 6.88 0.93 $ 22.83 $ 47,480



Map of employment of first-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers:

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 41,670 4.80 0.65 $ 24.07 $ 50,070
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 37,780 6.60 0.89 $ 22.49 $ 46,770
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 28,300 7.88 1.07 $ 17.42 $ 36,230
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 28,000 6.61 0.90 $ 18.74 $ 38,970
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 27,780 9.59 1.30 $ 17.37 $ 36,130
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 19,740 6.73 0.91 $ 21.53 $ 44,790
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 18,900 7.30 0.99 $ 18.44 $ 38,360
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 16,970 6.92 0.94 $ 20.22 $ 42,050
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 16,430 6.19 0.84 $ 19.80 $ 41,190
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 16,110 7.61 1.03 $ 19.89 $ 41,360


Map of location quotient of first-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL 1,290 17.35 2.35 $ 16.89 $ 35,130
Jacksonville, NC 800 16.68 2.26 $ 16.55 $ 34,420
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 2,330 14.38 1.95 $ 17.57 $ 36,540
Auburn-Opelika, AL 840 14.23 1.93 $ 16.05 $ 33,380
Ocean City, NJ 550 14.16 1.92 $ 20.06 $ 41,710
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 1,570 13.72 1.86 $ 18.55 $ 38,580
Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI 850 13.27 1.80 $ 25.46 $ 52,950
Gadsden, AL 420 13.23 1.79 $ 14.80 $ 30,780
Lawrence, KS 600 13.14 1.78 $ 16.77 $ 34,880
Flagstaff, AZ 760 13.14 1.78 $ 20.57 $ 42,780