Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

41-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of retail sales workers in an establishment or department. Duties may include management functions, such as purchasing, budgeting, accounting, and personnel work, in addition to supervisory duties.


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)
1,200,180 0.4 % $20.95 $43,580 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.91 $14.53 $18.54 $24.42 $31.79
Annual Wage (2) $24,780 $30,230 $38,550 $50,790 $66,120


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)
General Merchandise Stores 247,510 7.69 $19.43 $40,410
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) 156,000 5.33 $20.54 $42,720
Clothing Stores 117,370 11.03 $20.08 $41,770
Building Material and Supplies Dealers 91,310 8.10 $21.69 $45,120
Gasoline Stations 90,650 9.77 $17.24 $35,860

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Shoe Stores 29,220 13.71 $18.79 $39,090
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores 17,380 11.13 $19.50 $40,560
Clothing Stores 117,370 11.03 $20.08 $41,770
Gasoline Stations 90,650 9.77 $17.24 $35,860
Book Stores and News Dealers 8,020 9.68 $18.62 $38,730

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 380 0.02 $36.71 $76,350
Automobile Dealers 46,750 3.63 $36.12 $75,130
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 30 0.01 $35.46 $73,770
Scientific Research and Development Services 60 0.01 $35.18 $73,170
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 120 0.01 $33.54 $69,770


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 118,230 7.08 0.84 $21.28 $44,270
Texas 99,520 8.37 0.99 $21.69 $45,120
Florida 87,750 10.42 1.24 $21.49 $44,710
New York 65,860 7.15 0.85 $23.53 $48,950
Pennsylvania 43,550 7.53 0.89 $21.61 $44,960




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)
Alabama 23,060 11.99 1.42 $19.60 $40,760
West Virginia 7,810 11.34 1.35 $16.86 $35,070
Tennessee 32,480 11.14 1.32 $19.99 $41,570
Hawaii 7,050 11.13 1.32 $21.29 $44,290
Oklahoma 17,470 11.11 1.32 $19.50 $40,550




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 1,760 2.48 0.29 $24.87 $51,730
Vermont 2,850 9.33 1.11 $24.75 $51,480
Washington 22,990 7.22 0.86 $24.43 $50,810
Rhode Island 3,650 7.67 0.91 $24.11 $50,140
New Jersey 30,460 7.60 0.90 $24.05 $50,030



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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 44,630 6.67 0.79 $25.05 $52,100
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 30,550 6.90 0.82 $20.31 $42,240
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 23,630 8.07 0.96 $21.23 $44,170
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 22,990 6.28 0.75 $21.43 $44,570
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 20,530 7.84 0.93 $21.35 $44,400
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 18,460 9.32 1.11 $20.07 $41,740
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 18,120 7.19 0.85 $23.27 $48,390
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 17,870 7.17 0.85 $22.64 $47,080
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 13,070 9.61 1.14 $20.87 $43,420
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 13,040 6.75 0.80 $21.62 $44,970