Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

47-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction 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)
459,830 0.5 % $30.25 $62,910 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $17.72 $22.15 $28.44 $36.29 $45.28
Annual Wage (2) $36,850 $46,080 $59,150 $75,490 $94,180


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)
Nonresidential Building Construction 71,770 11.03 $31.81 $66,170
Building Equipment Contractors 62,260 3.81 $32.32 $67,230
Residential Building Construction 47,670 8.26 $28.36 $58,990
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 39,730 5.86 $28.44 $59,160
Local Government (OES Designation) 32,160 0.58 $28.36 $58,980

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nonresidential Building Construction 71,770 11.03 $31.81 $66,170
Residential Building Construction 47,670 8.26 $28.36 $58,990
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 23,390 7.87 $30.35 $63,140
Utility System Construction 26,900 6.79 $30.17 $62,750
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 6,450 6.63 $30.13 $62,680

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Motion Picture and Video Industries 140 0.04 $41.76 $86,860
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers 30 0.01 $40.55 $84,330
Amusement Parks and Arcades 40 0.02 $39.35 $81,840
Oil and Gas Extraction 4,330 2.67 $38.32 $79,710
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 1,800 0.46 $37.88 $78,790


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 55,960 5.43 1.51 $27.90 $58,040
California 38,480 2.74 0.76 $36.35 $75,600
Florida 28,980 4.05 1.13 $27.53 $57,250
New York 25,450 3.02 0.84 $36.38 $75,670
North Carolina 19,280 5.05 1.41 $25.40 $52,840




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 3,220 11.82 3.30 $31.08 $64,660
North Dakota 2,540 6.84 1.91 $29.78 $61,930
New Mexico 4,850 6.23 1.74 $26.64 $55,400
West Virginia 3,980 5.68 1.58 $33.94 $70,600
Louisiana 10,030 5.45 1.52 $28.10 $58,440




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 3.64 1.02 $41.27 $85,840
Illinois 9,580 1.72 0.48 $36.56 $76,050
New York 25,450 3.02 0.84 $36.38 $75,670
California 38,480 2.74 0.76 $36.35 $75,600
New Jersey 9,360 2.48 0.69 $36.22 $75,330





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)
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 17,070 6.69 1.87 $30.16 $62,740
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 12,970 2.56 0.71 $40.98 $85,250
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 8,880 4.34 1.21 $28.88 $60,060
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 8,680 3.76 1.05 $33.41 $69,500
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 7,440 3.34 0.93 $27.77 $57,760
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 7,380 1.93 0.54 $35.12 $73,060
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 6,970 4.10 1.14 $30.97 $64,410
Baltimore-Towson, MD 6,040 4.83 1.35 $30.93 $64,340
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 5,280 1.47 0.41 $39.38 $81,910
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 5,140 3.76 1.05 $37.24 $77,450