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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

47-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.


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)
626,180 0.6 % $34.35 $71,440 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $20.54 $25.68 $31.83 $41.13 $51.40
Annual Wage (2) $42,730 $53,400 $66,210 $85,540 $106,900


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)
Nonresidential Building Construction 94,530 11.33 $36.16 $75,210
Building Equipment Contractors 89,130 4.00 $36.89 $76,730
Residential Building Construction 66,210 8.18 $32.52 $67,640
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 58,290 6.23 $31.95 $66,460
Utility System Construction 46,530 8.15 $33.86 $70,420

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nonresidential Building Construction 94,530 11.33 $36.16 $75,210
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 29,000 8.24 $35.12 $73,060
Residential Building Construction 66,210 8.18 $32.52 $67,640
Utility System Construction 46,530 8.15 $33.86 $70,420
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 9,080 7.39 $33.78 $70,270

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Chemical Manufacturing (3251, 3252, 3253, and 3259 only) 110 0.03 $51.41 $106,930
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 40 0.02 $49.02 $101,960
Communications Equipment Manufacturing 40 0.05 $44.91 $93,420
Oil and Gas Extraction 4,550 3.22 $44.58 $92,720
Motion Picture and Video Industries 1,740 0.41 $43.94 $91,400


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 75,570 6.08 1.43 $32.78 $68,170
California 57,530 3.31 0.78 $40.31 $83,840
Florida 46,760 5.32 1.25 $30.10 $62,600
North Carolina 29,260 6.56 1.54 $29.72 $61,820
New York 27,590 2.90 0.68 $42.93 $89,290




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 2,850 10.43 2.45 $35.83 $74,520
North Dakota 3,830 9.07 2.13 $37.43 $77,860
West Virginia 6,220 8.87 2.08 $34.12 $70,980
New Mexico 7,040 8.55 2.01 $31.43 $65,380
Louisiana 13,590 7.07 1.66 $31.11 $64,710




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 1,440 4.54 1.07 $43.90 $91,320
New York 27,590 2.90 0.68 $42.93 $89,290
Massachusetts 13,900 3.84 0.90 $42.28 $87,950
Washington 16,400 4.94 1.16 $41.41 $86,140
Hawaii 3,120 4.91 1.15 $41.34 $85,990





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 23,010 2.38 0.56 $45.28 $94,170
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 22,550 7.39 1.73 $34.62 $72,000
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 18,320 2.94 0.69 $39.84 $82,870
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 16,620 4.54 1.07 $30.81 $64,090
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 14,870 4.68 1.10 $36.87 $76,680
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 12,620 5.95 1.40 $32.36 $67,300
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 12,260 4.64 1.09 $32.00 $66,550
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 11,650 4.25 1.00 $32.69 $67,990
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 10,650 3.80 0.89 $43.89 $91,290
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 9,850 4.88 1.14 $44.44 $92,420