Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

53-1031 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators and helpers.


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)
202,760 0.7 % $28.75 $59,800 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $16.23 $20.98 $27.54 $35.04 $43.11
Annual Wage (2) $33,760 $43,640 $57,270 $72,880 $89,670


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)
General Freight Trucking 24,240 2.43 $28.28 $58,820
Local Government (OES Designation) 12,640 0.24 $33.37 $69,400
Couriers and Express Delivery Services 11,280 2.00 $32.09 $66,740
Warehousing and Storage 10,290 1.13 $28.45 $59,180
Specialized Freight Trucking 8,520 1.88 $28.78 $59,870

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Urban Transit Systems 1,360 2.93 $24.94 $51,870
Support Activities for Water Transportation 2,550 2.76 $34.74 $72,270
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation 2,760 2.62 $23.91 $49,740
Waste Collection 4,350 2.59 $28.47 $59,220
Support Activities for Road Transportation 2,530 2.55 $26.24 $54,580

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 1,390 0.07 $49.76 $103,500
Other Pipeline Transportation 50 0.59 $45.43 $94,500
Natural Gas Distribution 110 0.10 $40.70 $84,650
Oil and Gas Extraction 820 0.45 $39.72 $82,610
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 370 0.93 $39.23 $81,610


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 22,110 1.88 1.30 $30.05 $62,500
California 19,800 1.24 0.86 $29.47 $61,290
New York 11,020 1.21 0.84 $33.18 $69,010
Florida 10,960 1.33 0.92 $27.43 $57,060
Pennsylvania 8,610 1.50 1.04 $30.83 $64,130




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 860 3.12 2.16 $33.14 $68,930
North Dakota 1,030 2.41 1.67 $33.04 $68,720
Arkansas 2,550 2.14 1.48 $24.00 $49,920
Vermont 620 2.02 1.40 $30.81 $64,090
North Carolina 8,560 2.02 1.40 $26.56 $55,250




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 390 1.21 0.84 $35.03 $72,860
New York 11,020 1.21 0.84 $33.18 $69,010
Wyoming 860 3.12 2.16 $33.14 $68,930
North Dakota 1,030 2.41 1.67 $33.04 $68,720
District of Columbia 480 0.68 0.47 $32.14 $66,860





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 8,850 1.34 0.93 $33.81 $70,330
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,100 1.44 1.00 $29.83 $62,040
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 5,400 1.84 1.27 $32.50 $67,610
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 4,750 1.96 1.35 $28.95 $60,210
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,030 1.58 1.09 $28.62 $59,520
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 3,290 0.91 0.63 $31.06 $64,600
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 3,180 1.28 0.88 $30.90 $64,280
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 2,550 1.87 1.30 $28.06 $58,370
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 2,490 1.57 1.08 $33.22 $69,100
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 2,390 2.05 1.42 $28.10 $58,450