Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

53-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of helpers, laborers, or material movers.


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)
183,620 0.8 % $24.12 $50,160 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.01 $17.33 $22.71 $29.44 $37.05
Annual Wage (2) $29,140 $36,050 $47,230 $61,230 $77,060


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)
Warehousing and Storage 26,930 2.96 $25.93 $53,930
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 14,110 1.55 $18.99 $39,490
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers 6,940 0.94 $24.72 $51,410
General Freight Trucking 5,290 0.53 $24.36 $50,680
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers 3,670 1.28 $23.75 $49,400

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Warehousing and Storage 26,930 2.96 $25.93 $53,930
Other Support Activities for Transportation 890 2.85 $23.94 $49,790
Support Activities for Water Transportation 1,810 1.96 $29.52 $61,400
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers 1,430 1.92 $25.21 $52,430
Support Activities for Rail Transportation 580 1.72 $25.08 $52,180

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 180 0.05 $37.06 $77,070
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 60 0.01 $36.04 $74,960
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 150 0.38 $34.74 $72,270
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 100 (7) $34.12 $70,970
Oil and Gas Extraction 380 0.21 $33.22 $69,100


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 22,460 1.41 1.08 $24.42 $50,800
Texas 12,440 1.06 0.81 $24.37 $50,690
Pennsylvania 9,050 1.58 1.20 $24.97 $51,950
Florida 8,160 0.99 0.76 $22.46 $46,720
New Jersey 7,980 2.02 1.54 $25.93 $53,940




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)
Tennessee 7,740 2.68 2.05 $22.66 $47,130
Kentucky 3,940 2.11 1.61 $22.63 $47,070
New Jersey 7,980 2.02 1.54 $25.93 $53,940
North Dakota 840 1.96 1.50 $25.87 $53,800
Georgia 7,910 1.88 1.43 $24.17 $50,280




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 270 0.84 0.64 $28.42 $59,110
Rhode Island 580 1.22 0.93 $28.36 $58,980
District of Columbia 80 0.11 0.09 $27.05 $56,270
Washington 3,530 1.15 0.88 $26.87 $55,890
Connecticut 2,020 1.21 0.93 $26.42 $54,950





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)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 7,170 1.70 1.30 $23.12 $48,100
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 7,060 1.07 0.82 $26.84 $55,840
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 5,170 2.02 1.55 $24.67 $51,310
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 4,550 1.25 0.96 $24.12 $50,160
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3,520 2.59 1.98 $25.94 $53,950
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3,120 1.28 0.98 $23.84 $49,590
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,010 1.02 0.78 $24.71 $51,400
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 2,840 4.56 3.49 $25.62 $53,290
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,470 1.27 0.97 $23.54 $48,970
Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 2,370 2.05 1.56 $24.99 $51,990