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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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 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)
1,011,100 0.6 % $17.77 $36,960 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.78 $12.79 $16.06 $21.59 $27.88
Annual Wage (2) $22,420 $26,610 $33,400 $44,910 $57,990


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)
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 757,130 7.00 $17.14 $35,660
Special Food Services 39,250 5.34 $19.64 $40,860
Elementary and Secondary Schools 34,810 0.40 $17.84 $37,100
Traveler Accommodation 30,900 1.50 $20.94 $43,560
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) 29,210 1.00 $19.50 $40,560

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 757,130 7.00 $17.14 $35,660
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 21,660 5.44 $18.24 $37,940
Special Food Services 39,250 5.34 $19.64 $40,860
Traveler Accommodation 30,900 1.50 $20.94 $43,560
Gambling Industries 3,110 1.37 $19.88 $41,350

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 360 0.02 $37.06 $77,090
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services 50 0.02 $26.22 $54,530
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation 30 0.19 $24.86 $51,700
Furniture Stores 160 0.07 $24.72 $51,420
Insurance Carriers 50 (7) $24.21 $50,350


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 95,590 5.50 0.80 $19.05 $39,620
Texas 93,030 7.48 1.09 $18.01 $37,450
Florida 71,140 8.09 1.18 $17.95 $37,330
New York 49,170 5.16 0.75 $20.32 $42,260
Ohio 41,690 7.65 1.11 $16.17 $33,640




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)
Arkansas 12,380 10.17 1.48 $14.52 $30,210
Hawaii 6,430 10.12 1.47 $21.25 $44,200
Alabama 19,420 9.84 1.43 $15.45 $32,140
Oklahoma 14,850 9.18 1.33 $14.88 $30,960
New Mexico 7,240 8.79 1.28 $15.14 $31,490




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 3,350 6.93 1.01 $22.08 $45,920
District of Columbia 3,670 5.07 0.74 $21.66 $45,060
Connecticut 8,840 5.31 0.77 $21.60 $44,940
Massachusetts 19,790 5.47 0.79 $21.40 $44,510
New Jersey 20,530 5.02 0.73 $21.33 $44,380





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 45,690 4.73 0.69 $21.72 $45,180
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 33,320 5.34 0.78 $18.38 $38,220
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 26,030 7.12 1.03 $17.32 $36,030
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 24,060 5.15 0.75 $16.20 $33,700
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 21,140 7.71 1.12 $15.86 $32,990
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 20,810 7.87 1.14 $18.56 $38,610
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 20,280 6.65 0.97 $18.24 $37,940
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 19,950 6.27 0.91 $19.79 $41,170
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 18,530 6.44 0.94 $21.20 $44,090
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 15,820 7.46 1.08 $17.95 $37,340