Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers. Excludes team or work leaders.


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)
460,370 0.5 % $32.75 $68,120 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $18.90 $24.31 $31.15 $39.53 $49.21
Annual Wage (2) $39,310 $50,560 $64,780 $82,220 $102,350


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)
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 39,300 4.27 $28.49 $59,260
Automobile Dealers 29,700 2.30 $34.22 $71,190
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 27,600 0.51 $33.98 $70,680
Real Estate 27,250 1.73 $28.07 $58,380
Building Equipment Contractors 27,090 1.31 $32.47 $67,550

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 39,300 4.27 $28.49 $59,260
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 15,370 3.94 $43.89 $91,290
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance 7,570 3.73 $33.28 $69,220
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 3,430 3.31 $31.89 $66,340
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 15,740 2.84 $25.60 $53,240

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Natural Gas Distribution 2,300 2.05 $45.40 $94,420
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 15,370 3.94 $43.89 $91,290
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 1,770 1.57 $43.40 $90,280
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 1,280 0.59 $43.17 $89,790
Other Pipeline Transportation 90 1.09 $42.81 $89,040


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 39,170 2.35 0.73 $37.40 $77,790
Texas 39,050 3.28 1.02 $33.19 $69,040
Florida 29,610 3.52 1.09 $29.49 $61,330
New York 24,950 2.71 0.84 $37.57 $78,150
Pennsylvania 19,150 3.31 1.03 $33.14 $68,940




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 1,680 6.28 1.95 $37.02 $77,010
West Virginia 3,400 4.93 1.53 $27.09 $56,350
Louisiana 9,080 4.77 1.48 $31.07 $64,620
Arkansas 5,680 4.73 1.46 $28.54 $59,370
North Dakota 1,840 4.41 1.37 $35.99 $74,850




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 1,150 3.61 1.12 $41.94 $87,240
District of Columbia 840 1.18 0.37 $38.35 $79,770
New York 24,950 2.71 0.84 $37.57 $78,150
California 39,170 2.35 0.73 $37.40 $77,790
Wyoming 1,680 6.28 1.95 $37.02 $77,010



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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 15,880 2.37 0.73 $39.25 $81,650
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 10,180 3.48 1.08 $35.26 $73,340
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 9,390 2.12 0.66 $38.31 $79,680
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 8,720 3.33 1.03 $31.48 $65,480
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 7,910 3.14 0.97 $36.33 $75,560
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 7,800 2.13 0.66 $32.38 $67,350
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 7,480 3.00 0.93 $35.29 $73,400
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 6,920 3.49 1.08 $29.30 $60,950
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 5,110 3.10 0.96 $35.29 $73,400
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 5,090 3.74 1.16 $33.75 $70,210