Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2010

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)
415,900 0.5 % $29.50 $61,350 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $17.30 $21.91 $28.44 $35.86 $43.78
Annual Wage (2) $35,980 $45,560 $59,150 $74,600 $91,060


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)
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 36,620 4.59 $27.02 $56,190
Local Government (OES Designation) 27,820 0.50 $29.79 $61,960
Automobile Dealers 26,380 2.62 $31.29 $65,080
Building Equipment Contractors 22,500 1.36 $29.93 $62,260
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 13,320 3.37 $36.27 $75,450

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 36,620 4.59 $27.02 $56,190
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 3,720 3.75 $29.46 $61,280
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance 6,340 3.67 $30.49 $63,410
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 13,320 3.37 $36.27 $75,450
Cable and Other Subscription Programming 2,260 2.85 $33.25 $69,150

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Scientific Research and Development Services 720 0.12 $40.96 $85,190
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 120 0.02 $40.86 $84,990
Oil and Gas Extraction 1,110 0.71 $40.45 $84,140
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 1,340 1.20 $39.46 $82,070
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 260 0.16 $39.12 $81,370


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 38,060 2.72 0.83 $33.05 $68,740
Texas 36,860 3.65 1.12 $28.37 $59,000
New York 23,310 2.79 0.85 $33.24 $69,140
Florida 22,970 3.23 0.99 $28.39 $59,060
Georgia 15,820 4.22 1.29 $28.50 $59,270




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 1,800 6.66 2.04 $30.89 $64,240
Louisiana 9,040 4.93 1.51 $26.94 $56,020
Kansas 5,910 4.53 1.38 $26.70 $55,530
Alabama 7,970 4.41 1.35 $27.33 $56,850
Kentucky 7,500 4.37 1.34 $25.18 $52,380




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 1,000 3.24 0.99 $36.94 $76,840
Rhode Island 1,050 2.35 0.72 $33.64 $69,970
District of Columbia 920 1.45 0.44 $33.43 $69,540
New York 23,310 2.79 0.85 $33.24 $69,140
Connecticut 4,840 3.03 0.93 $33.23 $69,120

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 13,850 2.78 0.85 $35.17 $73,160
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 9,870 2.59 0.79 $33.06 $68,760
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 9,830 3.94 1.20 $31.23 $64,950
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 9,090 4.13 1.26 $30.34 $63,100
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL Metropolitan Division 8,040 2.27 0.69 $32.96 $68,560
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 6,740 3.37 1.03 $28.53 $59,340
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 6,080 2.66 0.81 $33.65 $69,980
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 5,720 3.40 1.04 $28.84 $60,000
Baltimore-Towson, MD 4,620 3.73 1.14 $30.52 $63,480
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,270 2.54 0.78 $30.68 $63,820




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)
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 750 9.44 2.88 $37.72 $78,450
Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA 120 7.01 2.14 $26.31 $54,720
Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR 360 6.86 2.10 $26.99 $56,140
Casper, WY 260 6.86 2.10 $27.09 $56,340
Manhattan, KS 390 6.74 2.06 $23.93 $49,780
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA 610 6.72 2.05 $29.00 $60,310
Cheyenne, WY 270 6.52 1.99 $26.27 $54,640
Warner Robins, GA 370 6.47 1.98 $30.23 $62,880
Macon, GA 560 6.22 1.90 $23.83 $49,570
Longview, TX 570 6.17 1.89 $29.12 $60,570