Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2010

43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of clerical and administrative support 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)
1,359,950 0.3 % $24.41 $50,770 0.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.88 $17.70 $22.82 $29.47 $36.99
Annual Wage (2) $28,870 $36,810 $47,460 $61,290 $76,930


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)
Depository Credit Intermediation 122,800 7.15 $23.12 $48,100
Offices of Physicians 76,030 3.29 $23.89 $49,690
Local Government (OES Designation) 60,590 1.08 $25.13 $52,260
Management of Companies and Enterprises 45,110 2.37 $27.60 $57,410
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 41,420 0.80 $25.30 $52,620

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Depository Credit Intermediation 122,800 7.15 $23.12 $48,100
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation 12,000 4.57 $23.57 $49,030
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 25,370 4.50 $25.19 $52,390
Freight Transportation Arrangement 7,370 4.38 $28.30 $58,850
Business Support Services 31,120 3.76 $22.57 $46,940

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Postal Service 3,230 0.48 $36.86 $76,680
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other 30 1.60 $32.71 $68,030
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 900 0.57 $32.50 $67,610
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 1,760 0.37 $32.03 $66,610
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 2,630 0.65 $31.93 $66,400


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 173,130 12.37 1.16 $27.13 $56,420
Texas 119,770 11.87 1.11 $24.72 $51,420
New York 102,880 12.33 1.15 $27.87 $57,970
Florida 78,200 11.01 1.03 $22.70 $47,210
Pennsylvania 55,630 10.15 0.95 $24.87 $51,720




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)
Connecticut 22,940 14.35 1.34 $26.68 $55,500
Georgia 47,600 12.71 1.19 $23.67 $49,230
Rhode Island 5,630 12.56 1.17 $26.93 $56,010
California 173,130 12.37 1.16 $27.13 $56,420
New York 102,880 12.33 1.15 $27.87 $57,970




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 4,820 7.54 0.71 $31.99 $66,550
New York 102,880 12.33 1.15 $27.87 $57,970
California 173,130 12.37 1.16 $27.13 $56,420
Rhode Island 5,630 12.56 1.17 $26.93 $56,010
Massachusetts 35,180 11.28 1.05 $26.74 $55,610

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-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 64,560 12.96 1.21 $29.36 $61,070
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 50,120 13.13 1.23 $27.36 $56,910
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL Metropolitan Division 30,170 8.52 0.80 $26.84 $55,820
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 30,100 13.68 1.28 $24.97 $51,940
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 28,660 11.47 1.07 $26.39 $54,900
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 27,400 13.69 1.28 $26.40 $54,910
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 21,510 9.40 0.88 $28.69 $59,680
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 21,100 12.53 1.17 $25.09 $52,180
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 20,020 11.10 1.04 $27.44 $57,070
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 19,130 11.54 1.08 $28.27 $58,810




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)
Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 14,720 17.94 1.68 $28.77 $59,850
Athens-Clarke County, GA 1,260 16.49 1.54 $20.11 $41,820
Lubbock, TX 1,980 16.23 1.52 $22.23 $46,230
Danbury, CT 1,050 16.11 1.51 $28.97 $60,250
Barnstable Town, MA 1,500 16.10 1.51 $24.65 $51,270
Johnson City, TN 1,200 15.91 1.49 $17.63 $36,680
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 6,380 15.76 1.47 $27.77 $57,760
Coeur d'Alene, ID 810 15.71 1.47 $20.03 $41,660
Pocatello, ID 510 15.22 1.42 $17.98 $37,390
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 7,140 15.02 1.40 $23.30 $48,470