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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

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

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers. May also advise customers on recommended services. Excludes team or work leaders.


National estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
Industry profile for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
Geographic profile for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

National estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
526,240 0.6 % $ 35.38 $ 73,590 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 21.06 $ 24.99 $ 34.26 $ 43.94 $ 50.92
Annual Wage (2) $ 43,800 $ 51,980 $ 71,260 $ 91,390 $ 105,910


Industry profile for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Real Estate 43,950 2.63 $ 29.72 $ 61,820
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 42,210 4.60 $ 29.67 $ 61,710
Building Equipment Contractors 35,120 1.57 $ 36.37 $ 75,650
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 33,070 0.62 $ 35.00 $ 72,810
Automobile Dealers 28,220 2.31 $ 38.29 $ 79,630

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 17,770 4.72 $ 51.95 $ 108,060
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 42,210 4.60 $ 29.67 $ 61,710
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance 8,180 3.91 $ 35.23 $ 73,280
Support Activities for Rail Transportation 1,190 3.63 $ 32.93 $ 68,490
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 3,660 3.56 $ 32.90 $ 68,420

Top paying industries for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 140 1.18 $ 60.11 $ 125,020
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 1,940 1.87 $ 57.91 $ 120,450
Oil and Gas Extraction 1,010 0.95 $ 57.02 $ 118,600
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas 590 1.95 $ 54.58 $ 113,530
Motion Picture and Video Industries 400 0.13 $ 53.71 $ 111,720


Geographic profile for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers:

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



Map of employment of first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 55,710 4.56 1.22 $ 34.30 $ 71,330
California 43,800 2.65 0.71 $ 40.20 $ 83,620
Florida 34,300 3.99 1.07 $ 31.26 $ 65,030
New York 30,270 3.49 0.93 $ 39.16 $ 81,450
Pennsylvania 21,270 3.81 1.02 $ 35.14 $ 73,100


Map of location quotient of first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Wyoming 1,770 6.79 1.82 $ 40.02 $ 83,240
Alaska 1,850 6.24 1.67 $ 40.57 $ 84,380
Montana 2,620 5.58 1.49 $ 32.63 $ 67,870
Alabama 10,540 5.47 1.46 $ 33.72 $ 70,130
Louisiana 9,600 5.35 1.43 $ 34.04 $ 70,800


Map of annual mean wages of first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers by state, May 2021


Top paying states for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 830 1.26 0.34 $ 43.69 $ 90,880
Hawaii 2,730 4.98 1.33 $ 41.41 $ 86,130
Rhode Island 1,190 2.61 0.70 $ 41.33 $ 85,970
Alaska 1,850 6.24 1.67 $ 40.57 $ 84,380
Washington 12,300 3.84 1.03 $ 40.57 $ 84,380



Map of employment of first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers:

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 28,920 3.33 0.89 $ 41.28 $ 85,860
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 14,640 4.08 1.09 $ 34.76 $ 72,290
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 13,920 4.80 1.29 $ 37.09 $ 77,150
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 13,140 2.30 0.62 $ 41.21 $ 85,710
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 12,110 2.86 0.77 $ 36.78 $ 76,490
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 10,910 4.21 1.13 $ 35.28 $ 73,380
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 9,390 3.83 1.02 $ 32.42 $ 67,440
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 9,240 3.15 0.84 $ 39.89 $ 82,970
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 8,890 3.35 0.90 $ 37.79 $ 78,600
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 7,420 2.87 0.77 $ 41.04 $ 85,370


Map of location quotient of first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 1,030 11.93 3.19 $ 45.11 $ 93,830
Odessa, TX 530 7.94 2.12 $ 36.14 $ 75,170
Savannah, GA 1,340 7.55 2.02 $ 33.87 $ 70,460
Houma-Thibodaux, LA 580 7.32 1.96 $ 33.99 $ 70,710
Alexandria, LA 420 7.18 1.92 $ 31.28 $ 65,050
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 1,050 7.16 1.92 $ 38.32 $ 79,700
Decatur, AL 380 6.93 1.86 $ 37.16 $ 77,290
Midland, TX 640 6.75 1.81 $ 40.49 $ 84,220
Lake Charles, LA 600 6.64 1.78 $ 36.82 $ 76,580
Billings, MT 560 6.60 1.77 $ 33.22 $ 69,090