Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

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)
418,530 0.5 % $29.90 $62,190 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $17.38 $22.09 $28.77 $36.28 $44.41
Annual Wage (2) $36,150 $45,940 $59,850 $75,460 $92,380


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 36,820 4.55 $26.77 $55,690
Local Government (OES Designation) 27,780 0.50 $30.55 $63,540
Automobile Dealers 27,290 2.62 $31.77 $66,090
Building Equipment Contractors 22,110 1.35 $30.12 $62,660
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 13,840 3.50 $37.69 $78,380

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 36,820 4.55 $26.77 $55,690
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance 6,710 3.67 $30.71 $63,880
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 3,580 3.67 $29.84 $62,060
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 13,840 3.50 $37.69 $78,380
Cable and Other Subscription Programming 2,300 2.91 $34.23 $71,200

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 770 0.12 $41.79 $86,920
Oil and Gas Extraction 1,190 0.73 $41.12 $85,540
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 180 0.03 $40.45 $84,130
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 1,280 1.16 $40.04 $83,290
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 230 0.14 $39.71 $82,590


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 38,270 2.73 0.84 $33.75 $70,200
Texas 37,810 3.67 1.12 $28.48 $59,230
New York 24,070 2.86 0.88 $34.09 $70,910
Florida 23,250 3.25 1.00 $28.31 $58,890
North Carolina 15,980 4.19 1.28 $27.50 $57,210




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 1,700 6.24 1.91 $31.19 $64,870
Louisiana 9,210 5.01 1.53 $27.85 $57,930
Alabama 8,030 4.44 1.36 $28.22 $58,700
Kentucky 7,550 4.36 1.34 $26.17 $54,440
West Virginia 2,990 4.27 1.31 $26.06 $54,210




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 980 3.14 0.96 $36.75 $76,450
New York 24,070 2.86 0.88 $34.09 $70,910
District of Columbia 910 1.41 0.43 $34.00 $70,720
New Jersey 13,000 3.45 1.06 $33.95 $70,620
California 38,270 2.73 0.84 $33.75 $70,200





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 14,140 2.79 0.86 $36.26 $75,420
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 10,400 4.07 1.25 $31.16 $64,810
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 10,210 2.67 0.82 $33.81 $70,320
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 8,610 3.86 1.18 $30.07 $62,550
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 7,310 2.04 0.63 $31.55 $65,630
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 7,230 3.53 1.08 $29.13 $60,590
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 6,210 2.69 0.82 $34.14 $71,010
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 5,750 3.39 1.04 $27.83 $57,890
Baltimore-Towson, MD 4,590 3.67 1.13 $29.91 $62,220
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,470 2.61 0.80 $30.64 $63,730