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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

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: Top

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)
475,000 0.5 % $ 35.14 $ 73,100 0.2 %

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

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 20.40 $ 26.06 $ 33.77 $ 42.81 $ 52.62
Annual Wage (2) $ 42,440 $ 54,210 $ 70,240 $ 89,040 $ 109,440


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

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)
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 37,730 4.26 $ 30.63 $ 63,710
Real Estate 33,810 2.05 $ 30.71 $ 63,870
Building Equipment Contractors 32,730 1.50 $ 35.53 $ 73,910
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 29,680 0.55 $ 35.61 $ 74,060
Automobile Dealers 24,700 2.06 $ 36.35 $ 75,610

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 16,450 4.33 $ 46.77 $ 97,290
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 37,730 4.26 $ 30.63 $ 63,710
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance 7,400 3.57 $ 35.18 $ 73,180
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 3,530 3.48 $ 33.16 $ 68,980
Natural Gas Distribution 3,430 3.18 $ 46.17 $ 96,040

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)
Other Pipeline Transportation 60 0.73 $ 50.75 $ 105,560
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 2,220 2.04 $ 48.08 $ 100,010
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 16,450 4.33 $ 46.77 $ 97,290
Scheduled Air Transportation 3,260 0.74 $ 46.58 $ 96,890
Natural Gas Distribution 3,430 3.18 $ 46.17 $ 96,040


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

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.





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 44,030 3.64 1.07 $ 33.84 $ 70,390
California 40,820 2.48 0.73 $ 40.73 $ 84,720
Florida 29,820 3.53 1.03 $ 30.82 $ 64,100
New York 26,550 3.05 0.89 $ 38.67 $ 80,440
Pennsylvania 19,490 3.54 1.04 $ 35.62 $ 74,090




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 1,800 6.86 2.01 $ 39.34 $ 81,830
Alabama 9,970 5.24 1.53 $ 32.77 $ 68,150
Arkansas 5,800 4.92 1.44 $ 29.83 $ 62,050
Hawaii 2,710 4.73 1.38 $ 38.95 $ 81,010
West Virginia 3,030 4.66 1.36 $ 30.76 $ 63,980




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)
Alaska 1,280 4.33 1.27 $ 43.88 $ 91,260
California 40,820 2.48 0.73 $ 40.73 $ 84,720
Rhode Island 1,140 2.58 0.75 $ 40.73 $ 84,720
New Jersey 11,660 3.08 0.90 $ 40.01 $ 83,210
District of Columbia 540 0.78 0.23 $ 39.50 $ 82,160





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 24,410 2.76 0.81 $ 41.38 $ 86,060
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 13,030 2.24 0.66 $ 41.45 $ 86,220
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 11,540 3.21 0.94 $ 35.39 $ 73,600
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 11,260 3.79 1.11 $ 36.09 $ 75,070
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 10,600 2.43 0.71 $ 36.19 $ 75,270
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 9,290 3.53 1.03 $ 35.50 $ 73,850
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 8,260 2.73 0.80 $ 38.04 $ 79,130
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 8,240 3.28 0.96 $ 30.91 $ 64,300
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 8,130 3.86 1.13 $ 33.53 $ 69,730
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 8,120 3.01 0.88 $ 38.19 $ 79,430




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 1,000 11.56 3.39 $ 44.78 $ 93,140
Sumter, SC 270 7.36 2.16 $ 33.14 $ 68,940
Grand Island, NE 270 6.95 2.03 $ 28.01 $ 58,250
Dothan, AL 360 6.39 1.87 $ 34.54 $ 71,850
Harrisonburg, VA 390 6.33 1.85 $ 30.95 $ 64,370
Midland, TX 630 6.32 1.85 $ 38.95 $ 81,020
Macon, GA 600 6.24 1.83 $ 31.92 $ 66,390
Watertown-Fort Drum, NY 220 6.14 1.80 $ 29.41 $ 61,180
Decatur, AL 330 6.06 1.77 $ 36.25 $ 75,390
Enid, OK 140 6.00 1.76 $ 33.11 $ 68,860