Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

35-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in preparing and serving food.


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)
817,600 0.6 % $15.30 $31,820 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.45 $11.06 $14.07 $18.44 $22.97
Annual Wage (2) $19,660 $23,000 $29,270 $38,360 $47,780


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)
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 579,450 6.48 $14.73 $30,630
Elementary and Secondary Schools 40,380 0.49 $15.02 $31,240
Special Food Services 33,410 5.65 $16.83 $35,020
Grocery Stores 24,440 0.98 $16.94 $35,230
Traveler Accommodation 21,550 1.24 $17.97 $37,370

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 579,450 6.48 $14.73 $30,630
Special Food Services 33,410 5.65 $16.83 $35,020
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 18,550 5.30 $15.09 $31,400
Specialty Food Stores 3,620 1.67 $15.88 $33,040
Vending Machine Operators 550 1.46 $15.82 $32,910

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) 340 0.02 $34.93 $72,650
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 30 (7) $23.50 $48,890
Furniture Stores 90 0.04 $20.63 $42,910
State Government (OES Designation) 5,220 0.24 $20.23 $42,080
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores 200 0.04 $20.02 $41,640


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 87,300 6.10 0.97 $15.08 $31,370
Texas 72,050 6.81 1.09 $14.62 $30,410
Florida 49,940 6.87 1.09 $15.96 $33,200
New York 41,980 4.91 0.78 $17.42 $36,230
North Carolina 33,070 8.53 1.36 $14.84 $30,870




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)
Kentucky 15,150 8.59 1.37 $13.68 $28,460
North Carolina 33,070 8.53 1.36 $14.84 $30,870
Alabama 15,360 8.42 1.34 $13.50 $28,070
Mississippi 8,570 7.93 1.26 $12.86 $26,740
Wyoming 2,130 7.66 1.22 $13.68 $28,450




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 20,530 5.41 0.86 $19.34 $40,230
District of Columbia 2,650 4.05 0.65 $19.12 $39,760
Rhode Island 3,230 7.14 1.14 $18.27 $38,010
Connecticut 7,880 4.86 0.77 $17.85 $37,140
Massachusetts 18,990 5.93 0.95 $17.84 $37,110





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 24,010 4.66 0.74 $19.14 $39,810
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 22,350 5.77 0.92 $14.63 $30,430
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 17,630 4.84 0.77 $15.18 $31,580
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 15,960 6.04 0.96 $15.32 $31,870
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 13,470 5.75 0.92 $17.89 $37,210
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 13,250 5.86 0.93 $16.05 $33,380
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 12,560 7.26 1.16 $15.75 $32,760
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 12,020 5.73 0.91 $15.14 $31,490
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 9,640 6.83 1.09 $15.75 $32,760
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 9,460 5.53 0.88 $18.69 $38,870