Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

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)
421,650 0.5 % $30.07 $62,540 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $17.54 $22.28 $28.97 $36.49 $44.56
Annual Wage (2) $36,480 $46,350 $60,250 $75,900 $92,690


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 36,880 4.47 $26.37 $54,850
Local Government (OES Designation) 28,480 0.52 $30.93 $64,330
Automobile Dealers 28,010 2.60 $31.91 $66,360
Building Equipment Contractors 22,730 1.37 $29.99 $62,390
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 13,970 3.51 $37.59 $78,180

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 36,880 4.47 $26.37 $54,850
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance 7,000 3.68 $30.76 $63,980
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 3,640 3.65 $29.88 $62,150
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 13,970 3.51 $37.59 $78,180
Cable and Other Subscription Programming 2,160 2.92 $35.36 $73,540

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 700 0.11 $42.46 $88,320
Oil and Gas Extraction 690 0.38 $41.50 $86,310
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 190 0.07 $41.36 $86,030
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 40 0.11 $40.60 $84,450
Spectator Sports 470 0.36 $40.19 $83,600


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 38,720 2.71 0.84 $34.27 $71,280
Texas 38,480 3.64 1.12 $28.73 $59,760
Florida 24,000 3.30 1.02 $28.14 $58,530
New York 23,580 2.76 0.85 $34.30 $71,340
North Carolina 15,780 4.07 1.26 $28.09 $58,440




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 1,750 6.29 1.94 $31.42 $65,350
Louisiana 8,950 4.79 1.48 $28.46 $59,190
Hawaii 2,570 4.37 1.35 $31.49 $65,500
Kansas 5,630 4.26 1.32 $27.32 $56,820
Kentucky 7,470 4.23 1.31 $26.84 $55,820




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 1,040 3.26 1.01 $35.71 $74,280
District of Columbia 900 1.38 0.43 $34.46 $71,680
New York 23,580 2.76 0.85 $34.30 $71,340
California 38,720 2.71 0.84 $34.27 $71,280
New Jersey 13,390 3.53 1.09 $33.69 $70,070





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 13,880 2.69 0.83 $36.35 $75,610
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 10,350 2.67 0.83 $34.42 $71,590
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 9,850 3.73 1.15 $30.55 $63,550
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 7,860 2.16 0.67 $31.96 $66,480
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 7,710 3.41 1.05 $29.95 $62,300
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 7,610 3.63 1.12 $29.62 $61,620
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 6,140 3.55 1.10 $27.80 $57,830
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 6,030 2.57 0.80 $35.20 $73,210
Baltimore-Towson, MD 4,560 3.62 1.12 $30.08 $62,570
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,350 2.49 0.77 $30.74 $63,930