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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

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 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
Industry profile for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
Geographic profile for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

National estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
1,143,260 0.4 % $ 22.54 $ 46,890 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 13.94 $ 16.12 $ 18.86 $ 25.03 $ 35.17
Annual Wage (2) $ 29,000 $ 33,520 $ 39,230 $ 52,070 $ 73,160


Industry profile for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
General Merchandise Stores 236,360 7.66 $ 20.45 $ 42,530
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) 158,350 5.35 $ 22.40 $ 46,590
Gasoline Stations 98,180 10.61 $ 18.21 $ 37,870
Clothing Stores 86,660 11.40 $ 20.34 $ 42,300
Building Material and Supplies Dealers 85,420 6.85 $ 23.60 $ 49,080

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Shoe Stores 24,310 14.82 $ 18.76 $ 39,010
Clothing Stores 86,660 11.40 $ 20.34 $ 42,300
Book Stores and News Dealers 6,120 11.28 $ 22.03 $ 45,820
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores 18,080 10.94 $ 21.31 $ 44,320
Gasoline Stations 98,180 10.61 $ 18.21 $ 37,870

Top paying industries for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities 260 0.02 $ 48.30 $ 100,450
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 50 0.01 $ 45.00 $ 93,590
Automobile Dealers 47,050 3.86 $ 41.91 $ 87,170
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 820 0.12 $ 39.16 $ 81,460
Insurance Carriers 70 0.01 $ 39.01 $ 81,140


Geographic profile for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers:

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



Map of employment of first-line supervisors of retail sales workers by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 116,060 9.49 1.17 $ 22.44 $ 46,660
California 107,690 6.52 0.80 $ 23.65 $ 49,190
Florida 78,060 9.07 1.12 $ 22.40 $ 46,580
New York 55,040 6.35 0.78 $ 25.99 $ 54,060
Pennsylvania 44,180 7.91 0.98 $ 21.88 $ 45,510


Map of location quotient of first-line supervisors of retail sales workers by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Mississippi 13,590 12.34 1.52 $ 19.52 $ 40,600
Alabama 22,760 11.80 1.45 $ 19.28 $ 40,110
Montana 5,390 11.47 1.41 $ 22.63 $ 47,080
Arkansas 13,540 11.37 1.40 $ 18.84 $ 39,180
Wyoming 2,900 11.14 1.37 $ 22.13 $ 46,030


Map of annual mean wages of first-line supervisors of retail sales workers by state, May 2021


Top paying states for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rhode Island 3,360 7.33 0.90 $ 27.19 $ 56,550
New Jersey 26,850 6.97 0.86 $ 26.80 $ 55,750
New York 55,040 6.35 0.78 $ 25.99 $ 54,060
District of Columbia 1,300 1.96 0.24 $ 25.74 $ 53,530
Colorado 23,400 8.93 1.10 $ 25.54 $ 53,120



Map of employment of first-line supervisors of retail sales workers by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales 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 51,930 5.98 0.74 $ 27.80 $ 57,830
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 35,990 6.29 0.78 $ 23.46 $ 48,810
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 31,170 8.68 1.07 $ 22.98 $ 47,800
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 27,090 6.40 0.79 $ 23.27 $ 48,400
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 26,710 9.22 1.14 $ 23.37 $ 48,610
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 21,210 8.65 1.07 $ 22.89 $ 47,610
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 21,050 8.13 1.00 $ 22.15 $ 46,080
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 19,980 7.53 0.93 $ 23.69 $ 49,270
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 19,960 6.81 0.84 $ 26.40 $ 54,920
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 17,790 6.88 0.85 $ 25.75 $ 53,560


Map of location quotient of first-line supervisors of retail sales workers by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL 1,400 18.82 2.32 $ 19.24 $ 40,020
Muskegon, MI 940 16.48 2.03 $ 22.32 $ 46,430
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 2,650 16.32 2.01 $ 19.71 $ 41,000
Dothan, AL 900 15.99 1.97 $ 18.26 $ 37,970
Jacksonville, NC 750 15.64 1.93 $ 20.37 $ 42,370
Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL 800 15.38 1.90 $ 18.72 $ 38,930
Gadsden, AL 480 15.16 1.87 $ 17.98 $ 37,390
Hot Springs, AR 540 14.89 1.84 $ 18.67 $ 38,830
Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL 630 14.55 1.79 $ 18.73 $ 38,950
Watertown-Fort Drum, NY 550 14.53 1.79 $ 21.65 $ 45,030