Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
538,220 0.6 % $32.71 $68,040 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $19.23 $24.13 $30.28 $39.13 $49.46
Annual Wage (2) $40,010 $50,190 $62,980 $81,400 $102,880


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 86,440 11.40 $34.25 $71,250
Building Equipment Contractors 72,170 3.62 $34.95 $72,700
Residential Building Construction 63,800 8.92 $30.51 $63,460
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 49,080 5.81 $29.70 $61,770
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 36,540 5.70 $30.07 $62,540

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 86,440 11.40 $34.25 $71,250
Residential Building Construction 63,800 8.92 $30.51 $63,460
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 27,220 8.30 $33.41 $69,490
Utility System Construction 33,770 6.89 $32.41 $67,410
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 7,340 6.63 $32.98 $68,600

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Basic Chemical Manufacturing 40 0.03 $49.43 $102,820
Oil and Gas Extraction 5,160 2.84 $48.32 $100,500
Scientific Research and Development Services 310 0.05 $46.55 $96,810
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 100 0.01 $45.92 $95,520
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing (8) (8) $43.95 $91,420


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 68,270 5.81 1.52 $33.05 $68,740
California 48,610 3.04 0.79 $38.14 $79,340
Florida 41,370 5.03 1.31 $28.76 $59,830
New York 23,520 2.59 0.67 $40.96 $85,200
North Carolina 21,220 5.02 1.31 $27.74 $57,710




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 2,640 9.54 2.49 $35.31 $73,450
North Dakota 3,790 8.92 2.33 $37.10 $77,170
New Mexico 5,530 6.87 1.79 $29.64 $61,660
Montana 3,020 6.65 1.73 $30.19 $62,790
Louisiana 11,910 6.20 1.62 $31.83 $66,200




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 1,350 4.17 1.09 $48.49 $100,860
New York 23,520 2.59 0.67 $40.96 $85,200
Massachusetts 10,760 3.11 0.81 $39.54 $82,250
District of Columbia 1,190 1.70 0.44 $39.35 $81,850
California 48,610 3.04 0.79 $38.14 $79,340





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)
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 22,150 7.55 1.97 $36.11 $75,100
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 14,480 2.20 0.57 $43.96 $91,430
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 10,900 4.48 1.17 $30.95 $64,380
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 10,820 4.35 1.13 $35.92 $74,710
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 10,030 5.18 1.35 $30.44 $63,320
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 9,260 2.19 0.57 $35.46 $73,760
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 7,760 3.04 0.79 $30.84 $64,160
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 7,730 5.46 1.42 $33.64 $69,980
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 7,640 5.69 1.48 $34.08 $70,890
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 6,940 5.98 1.56 $28.14 $58,540