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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers. Excludes team or work leaders.


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)
471,820 0.5 % $33.33 $69,320 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $19.19 $24.72 $31.80 $40.37 $50.01
Annual Wage (2) $39,910 $51,430 $66,140 $83,980 $104,020


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)
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 38,870 4.19 $29.27 $60,880
Real Estate 30,140 1.86 $28.46 $59,200
Building Equipment Contractors 29,350 1.37 $32.99 $68,630
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 28,960 0.53 $34.35 $71,450
Automobile Dealers 27,170 2.10 $35.17 $73,160

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 38,870 4.19 $29.27 $60,880
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 15,890 4.04 $44.57 $92,710
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance 7,500 3.62 $33.97 $70,660
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 3,590 3.49 $31.67 $65,880
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 17,440 3.14 $25.85 $53,770

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Natural Gas Distribution 2,700 2.47 $45.87 $95,410
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 1,840 1.64 $45.05 $93,710
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 15,890 4.04 $44.57 $92,710
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 250 0.16 $44.16 $91,840
Other Pipeline Transportation 120 1.34 $44.07 $91,660


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)
Texas 40,420 3.34 1.02 $32.86 $68,350
California 38,870 2.29 0.70 $38.77 $80,650
Florida 30,220 3.51 1.08 $29.39 $61,120
New York 26,140 2.79 0.85 $37.56 $78,130
Pennsylvania 19,800 3.39 1.04 $34.23 $71,190




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)
Wyoming 1,730 6.42 1.97 $37.65 $78,310
Arkansas 5,920 4.89 1.50 $28.69 $59,680
West Virginia 3,280 4.71 1.44 $29.16 $60,650
Louisiana 8,940 4.67 1.43 $31.76 $66,060
North Dakota 1,850 4.44 1.36 $37.24 $77,470




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 1,160 3.68 1.13 $42.50 $88,410
California 38,870 2.29 0.70 $38.77 $80,650
District of Columbia 780 1.09 0.34 $38.49 $80,070
Wyoming 1,730 6.42 1.97 $37.65 $78,310
New York 26,140 2.79 0.85 $37.56 $78,130





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 24,630 2.59 0.80 $39.29 $81,720
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 12,500 2.04 0.63 $39.58 $82,330
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 11,230 3.15 0.97 $33.86 $70,420
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 10,820 3.63 1.11 $34.92 $72,640
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 10,460 2.25 0.69 $33.68 $70,050
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 9,860 3.14 0.96 $35.94 $74,760
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 8,900 3.44 1.05 $30.65 $63,760
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 8,790 3.28 1.01 $33.04 $68,720
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 8,330 2.92 0.90 $35.78 $74,430
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 7,620 3.71 1.14 $31.33 $65,170