Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

37-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate work activities of cleaning personnel in hotels, hospitals, offices, and other establishments.


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)
170,690 0.8 % $18.19 $37,830 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.57 $13.08 $16.98 $22.16 $28.12
Annual Wage (2) $21,980 $27,200 $35,310 $46,090 $58,480


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)
Services to Buildings and Dwellings 53,590 2.90 $17.34 $36,070
Traveler Accommodation 30,110 1.73 $16.00 $33,270
Elementary and Secondary Schools 21,900 0.26 $20.47 $42,570
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 8,050 0.15 $19.16 $39,850
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) 7,950 0.48 $17.48 $36,350

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Services to Buildings and Dwellings 53,590 2.90 $17.34 $36,070
Traveler Accommodation 30,110 1.73 $16.00 $33,270
Facilities Support Services 1,210 0.95 $18.61 $38,700
Rooming and Boarding Houses 80 0.72 $16.48 $34,290
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) 7,950 0.48 $17.48 $36,350

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) 290 0.01 $36.74 $76,410
Building Equipment Contractors (8) (8) $25.56 $53,170
Other Information Services 50 0.03 $25.46 $52,960
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 40 (7) $25.35 $52,730
Legal Services 80 0.01 $24.54 $51,050


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 15,850 1.11 0.85 $20.12 $41,850
New York 14,750 1.73 1.32 $23.63 $49,150
Texas 11,370 1.07 0.82 $15.92 $33,120
Florida 9,830 1.35 1.03 $16.30 $33,910
Illinois 7,520 1.33 1.02 $18.75 $39,010




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)
Nevada 3,130 2.78 2.12 $17.93 $37,290
Wyoming 640 2.30 1.75 $17.16 $35,700
Hawaii 1,220 2.08 1.59 $18.53 $38,540
District of Columbia 1,350 2.06 1.57 $20.20 $42,010
North Dakota 800 1.97 1.51 $17.00 $35,360




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 14,750 1.73 1.32 $23.63 $49,150
Massachusetts 4,090 1.28 0.97 $22.11 $45,990
Connecticut 2,290 1.41 1.08 $22.01 $45,780
Rhode Island 440 0.97 0.74 $21.51 $44,730
New Jersey 4,270 1.13 0.86 $21.34 $44,380





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 8,160 1.58 1.21 $24.52 $51,010
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 4,980 1.37 1.04 $19.52 $40,590
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,830 2.06 1.57 $19.00 $39,530
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 3,560 0.92 0.70 $19.84 $41,260
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 3,020 1.34 1.02 $16.99 $35,340
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2,940 1.12 0.85 $15.94 $33,160
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 2,520 3.08 2.35 $17.67 $36,740
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 2,440 1.34 1.02 $21.32 $44,340
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 2,350 1.92 1.46 $26.52 $55,170
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 2,340 1.11 0.85 $16.41 $34,120