Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
453,330 0.5 % $32.08 $66,730 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $18.49 $23.74 $30.55 $38.78 $48.31
Annual Wage (2) $38,450 $49,390 $63,540 $80,670 $100,480


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 39,510 4.35 $27.88 $57,990
Automobile Dealers 30,460 2.39 $33.56 $69,800
Local Government (OES Designation) 28,440 0.53 $33.66 $70,010
Building Equipment Contractors 26,450 1.33 $32.04 $66,640
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 15,870 2.89 $25.36 $52,750

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 39,510 4.35 $27.88 $57,990
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 14,580 3.76 $42.56 $88,530
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance 7,590 3.73 $32.43 $67,450
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 3,510 3.39 $31.32 $65,150
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 15,870 2.89 $25.36 $52,750

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Natural Gas Distribution 2,280 2.01 $44.89 $93,370
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 14,580 3.76 $42.56 $88,530
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 1,690 1.52 $42.19 $87,750
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 1,180 0.57 $41.55 $86,430
Spectator Sports 720 0.52 $41.12 $85,530


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 39,910 2.50 0.77 $36.21 $75,320
Texas 38,300 3.26 1.01 $32.62 $67,860
Florida 28,990 3.53 1.09 $29.65 $61,660
New York 25,560 2.81 0.87 $37.04 $77,050
Pennsylvania 17,900 3.11 0.96 $32.35 $67,290




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 1,740 6.31 1.96 $36.30 $75,500
Louisiana 9,140 4.76 1.47 $30.72 $63,910
North Dakota 2,020 4.74 1.47 $34.42 $71,590
West Virginia 3,220 4.61 1.43 $26.29 $54,690
Alabama 8,150 4.26 1.32 $30.95 $64,380




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 1,140 3.53 1.09 $41.06 $85,410
New York 25,560 2.81 0.87 $37.04 $77,050
Wyoming 1,740 6.31 1.96 $36.30 $75,500
District of Columbia 910 1.29 0.40 $36.21 $75,320
California 39,910 2.50 0.77 $36.21 $75,320





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 16,860 2.56 0.79 $38.92 $80,950
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 9,980 2.36 0.73 $36.40 $75,720
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 9,840 3.35 1.04 $34.03 $70,780
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 8,070 3.16 0.98 $30.98 $64,440
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 7,650 2.10 0.65 $32.17 $66,920
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 7,270 3.76 1.16 $28.56 $59,400
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 7,260 2.91 0.90 $35.22 $73,250
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 7,250 2.98 0.92 $35.10 $73,010
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 4,820 3.59 1.11 $32.77 $68,170
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 4,710 4.06 1.26 $32.78 $68,190