Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

35-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in preparing and serving food.


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)
908,550 0.6 % $16.68 $34,700 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.95 $11.66 $15.13 $20.46 $26.21
Annual Wage (2) $20,690 $24,250 $31,480 $42,550 $54,510


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)
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 665,870 6.47 $16.15 $33,600
Elementary and Secondary Schools 36,050 0.43 $16.39 $34,100
Special Food Services 35,480 5.18 $18.37 $38,210
Traveler Accommodation 26,300 1.37 $19.43 $40,410
Grocery Stores 23,570 0.88 $18.08 $37,600

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 665,870 6.47 $16.15 $33,600
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 19,780 5.21 $16.65 $34,630
Special Food Services 35,480 5.18 $18.37 $38,210
Specialty Food Stores 3,890 1.69 $16.00 $33,270
Traveler Accommodation 26,300 1.37 $19.43 $40,410

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 360 0.02 $36.28 $75,460
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 40 0.11 $25.99 $54,050
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services 60 0.03 $24.55 $51,070
Furniture Stores 150 0.07 $23.13 $48,100
Animal Slaughtering and Processing 40 0.01 $23.01 $47,860


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)
California 93,570 5.86 0.91 $17.29 $35,960
Texas 79,620 6.78 1.05 $18.62 $38,720
Florida 62,790 7.64 1.18 $17.69 $36,800
New York 46,410 5.10 0.79 $18.84 $39,190
North Carolina 35,780 8.46 1.31 $15.78 $32,820




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)
New Mexico 7,860 9.76 1.51 $13.86 $28,840
Louisiana 17,240 8.97 1.39 $14.37 $29,900
Oklahoma 13,860 8.73 1.35 $13.54 $28,170
Alabama 16,320 8.53 1.32 $14.70 $30,580
North Carolina 35,780 8.46 1.31 $15.78 $32,820




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 3,710 5.28 0.82 $22.69 $47,200
New Jersey 18,710 4.73 0.73 $20.08 $41,770
Vermont 1,770 5.80 0.90 $18.92 $39,350
Massachusetts 18,810 5.44 0.84 $18.88 $39,280
New York 46,410 5.10 0.79 $18.84 $39,190





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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 31,350 4.76 0.74 $20.38 $42,400
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 25,310 6.00 0.93 $16.73 $34,800
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 19,740 6.72 1.04 $20.05 $41,700
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 19,310 5.31 0.82 $16.62 $34,580
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 15,280 5.98 0.92 $15.86 $32,980
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 15,010 6.03 0.93 $20.00 $41,600
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 14,590 6.00 0.93 $19.49 $40,530
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 13,230 6.84 1.06 $16.15 $33,590
St. Louis, MO-IL 10,670 7.93 1.23 $15.59 $32,420
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 10,530 5.51 0.85 $16.57 $34,470