Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

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)
456,640 0.6 % $30.40 $63,230 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $17.73 $22.36 $28.70 $36.55 $45.36
Annual Wage (2) $36,880 $46,510 $59,700 $76,030 $94,340


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 72,200 11.02 $31.59 $65,710
Building Equipment Contractors 60,620 3.65 $32.52 $67,630
Residential Building Construction 43,920 7.69 $28.55 $59,390
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 38,600 5.61 $28.33 $58,930
Local Government (OES Designation) 30,700 0.56 $28.82 $59,950

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 72,200 11.02 $31.59 $65,710
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 23,470 7.73 $30.67 $63,790
Residential Building Construction 43,920 7.69 $28.55 $59,390
Utility System Construction 29,050 6.91 $30.19 $62,790
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 6,590 6.57 $29.97 $62,340

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events 40 0.04 $41.38 $86,070
Oil and Gas Extraction 4,590 2.53 $38.68 $80,450
Motion Picture and Video Industries 260 0.07 $38.24 $79,550
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 1,810 0.46 $38.02 $79,080
Coal Mining 4,990 5.71 $37.56 $78,120


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 54,520 5.15 1.47 $28.41 $59,080
California 38,260 2.67 0.76 $36.14 $75,170
Florida 25,640 3.52 1.01 $27.73 $57,670
New York 23,430 2.74 0.78 $36.66 $76,250
North Carolina 18,670 4.81 1.37 $25.91 $53,890




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 3,290 11.85 3.38 $31.03 $64,540
North Dakota 3,590 8.91 2.54 $31.92 $66,380
West Virginia 5,000 7.03 2.01 $33.60 $69,890
New Mexico 5,140 6.64 1.90 $27.15 $56,470
Montana 2,360 5.46 1.56 $29.50 $61,360




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 1,290 4.05 1.16 $39.41 $81,970
Hawaii 2,120 3.61 1.03 $36.83 $76,610
New York 23,430 2.74 0.78 $36.66 $76,250
New Jersey 9,230 2.43 0.69 $36.28 $75,460
California 38,260 2.67 0.76 $36.14 $75,170





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 16,310 6.18 1.76 $30.36 $63,140
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 12,430 2.41 0.69 $41.22 $85,750
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 9,400 4.01 1.14 $33.73 $70,160
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 8,540 4.07 1.16 $28.19 $58,640
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 8,340 4.82 1.38 $29.96 $62,310
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 7,330 1.89 0.54 $35.85 $74,570
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 6,540 2.89 0.82 $28.53 $59,340
Baltimore-Towson, MD 6,160 4.89 1.39 $30.60 $63,650
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 5,480 1.50 0.43 $38.85 $80,810
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 5,410 3.84 1.10 $37.60 $78,210