Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
867,340 0.6 % $15.58 $32,420 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.46 $11.08 $14.21 $18.76 $23.78
Annual Wage (2) $19,680 $23,040 $29,560 $39,030 $49,470


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 625,130 6.49 $15.00 $31,210
Elementary and Secondary Schools 38,920 0.47 $15.32 $31,870
Special Food Services 35,400 5.58 $17.19 $35,750
Grocery Stores 25,380 0.97 $17.21 $35,800
Traveler Accommodation 23,890 1.28 $18.52 $38,520

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 625,130 6.49 $15.00 $31,210
Special Food Services 35,400 5.58 $17.19 $35,750
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 18,280 5.03 $15.80 $32,870
Specialty Food Stores 3,960 1.74 $14.84 $30,870
Vending Machine Operators 480 1.31 $15.44 $32,120

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) 350 0.02 $35.42 $73,670
Furniture Stores 110 0.05 $23.84 $49,590
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 40 (7) $21.83 $45,400
Other General Merchandise Stores 500 0.03 $21.59 $44,910
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services 40 0.02 $21.37 $44,440


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 88,320 5.84 0.91 $16.11 $33,510
Texas 79,300 7.06 1.10 $16.13 $33,560
Florida 57,900 7.55 1.18 $16.17 $33,630
New York 47,990 5.45 0.85 $17.73 $36,880
Ohio 33,830 6.50 1.01 $14.25 $29,630



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)
Mississippi 9,080 8.30 1.29 $12.84 $26,710
Nevada 9,850 8.28 1.29 $16.34 $33,990
North Carolina 32,630 8.10 1.26 $15.36 $31,960
Arizona 20,210 8.00 1.25 $16.28 $33,850
Kentucky 14,390 7.96 1.24 $13.53 $28,150



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 3,340 4.96 0.77 $22.48 $46,760
Rhode Island 3,170 6.83 1.06 $19.49 $40,550
New Jersey 20,230 5.23 0.81 $18.95 $39,410
Vermont 1,780 5.91 0.92 $18.06 $37,560
Hawaii 4,480 7.31 1.14 $18.05 $37,550




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 27,230 5.05 0.79 $19.51 $40,590
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 23,150 5.71 0.89 $16.02 $33,330
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 18,570 4.95 0.77 $15.00 $31,200
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 18,280 6.43 1.00 $17.24 $35,860
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 14,920 6.25 0.97 $14.27 $29,670
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 14,720 6.19 0.96 $18.12 $37,690
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 14,220 7.79 1.21 $16.74 $34,810
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 13,850 6.19 0.96 $16.71 $34,760
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 9,860 5.40 0.84 $15.39 $32,000
St. Louis, MO-IL 9,650 7.39 1.15 $14.45 $30,060