Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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)
556,300 0.6 % $33.27 $69,200 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $19.75 $24.72 $30.80 $39.72 $50.08
Annual Wage (2) $41,080 $51,410 $64,070 $82,620 $104,160


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 90,070 11.53 $35.09 $72,990
Building Equipment Contractors 75,780 3.68 $35.26 $73,350
Residential Building Construction 64,640 8.75 $31.56 $65,640
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 50,120 5.70 $30.38 $63,200
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 38,150 5.80 $30.86 $64,180

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 90,070 11.53 $35.09 $72,990
Residential Building Construction 64,640 8.75 $31.56 $65,640
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 27,430 8.13 $33.58 $69,840
Utility System Construction 36,220 7.12 $33.24 $69,150
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 7,500 6.74 $32.82 $68,260

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) 130 0.04 $51.69 $107,520
Oil and Gas Extraction 4,500 3.32 $47.37 $98,540
Scientific Research and Development Services 350 0.05 $46.60 $96,930
Communications Equipment Manufacturing (8) (8) $45.28 $94,190
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 50 0.02 $44.01 $91,540


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 71,220 5.99 1.53 $33.34 $69,340
California 51,710 3.10 0.79 $39.12 $81,370
Florida 42,540 5.05 1.29 $29.43 $61,220
New York 24,920 2.71 0.69 $40.83 $84,930
North Carolina 23,240 5.41 1.39 $28.47 $59,210




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 2,360 8.79 2.25 $35.83 $74,540
North Dakota 3,500 8.39 2.15 $35.68 $74,220
New Mexico 5,750 7.18 1.84 $30.19 $62,790
Montana 3,090 6.71 1.72 $31.43 $65,370
West Virginia 4,470 6.49 1.66 $33.86 $70,420




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 1,190 3.73 0.96 $47.93 $99,690
New York 24,920 2.71 0.69 $40.83 $84,930
Illinois 9,780 1.65 0.42 $39.50 $82,160
Massachusetts 11,870 3.36 0.86 $39.24 $81,620
California 51,710 3.10 0.79 $39.12 $81,370



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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)
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 21,710 7.41 1.90 $36.87 $76,690
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 14,590 2.18 0.56 $43.18 $89,810
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 12,210 4.90 1.26 $31.71 $65,960
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 11,160 4.43 1.13 $36.47 $75,860
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 10,450 5.28 1.35 $30.27 $62,960
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 9,850 2.22 0.57 $37.60 $78,200
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 8,230 3.14 0.80 $31.71 $65,960
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 7,920 5.49 1.41 $35.09 $72,980
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 7,820 6.59 1.69 $29.25 $60,840
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 7,810 5.74 1.47 $35.08 $72,960


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Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Midland, TX 1,520 17.27 4.43 $41.24 $85,770
Odessa, TX