Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

41-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of retail sales workers in an establishment or department. Duties may include management functions, such as purchasing, budgeting, accounting, and personnel work, in addition to supervisory duties.


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)
1,199,770 0.4 % $20.28 $42,190 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.35 $14.08 $18.20 $23.52 $30.53
Annual Wage (2) $23,610 $29,290 $37,860 $48,920 $63,500


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)
Other General Merchandise Stores 166,230 9.31 $17.26 $35,900
Grocery Stores 138,340 5.29 $19.80 $41,180
Clothing Stores 112,520 10.39 $19.91 $41,410
Building Material and Supplies Dealers 102,800 9.46 $21.35 $44,420
Gasoline Stations 87,020 9.92 $16.66 $34,640

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Shoe Stores 29,460 14.54 $19.09 $39,700
Clothing Stores 112,520 10.39 $19.91 $41,410
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores 30,980 10.38 $18.72 $38,940
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores 14,400 10.28 $23.87 $49,650
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores 14,810 10.05 $19.02 $39,550

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers 80 0.06 $39.24 $81,620
Automobile Dealers 39,610 3.39 $38.18 $79,420
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers 170 0.17 $34.27 $71,280
Software Publishers 50 0.02 $31.87 $66,300
Other Financial Investment Activities 90 0.02 $31.29 $65,080


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 120,360 7.96 0.90 $21.16 $44,000
Texas 102,460 9.12 1.03 $21.51 $44,750
Florida 86,850 11.33 1.28 $20.68 $43,000
New York 61,830 7.02 0.79 $23.51 $48,900
Illinois 43,450 7.54 0.85 $19.44 $40,440



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)
Alabama 24,560 13.22 1.49 $19.36 $40,280
Arkansas 13,820 11.92 1.34 $15.99 $33,270
Montana 5,270 11.88 1.34 $19.12 $39,760
New Hampshire 7,400 11.80 1.33 $21.31 $44,310
New Mexico 9,220 11.70 1.32 $17.31 $36,000



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 61,830 7.02 0.79 $23.51 $48,900
New Jersey 30,430 7.86 0.89 $23.13 $48,100
Delaware 4,010 9.45 1.06 $23.06 $47,960
Rhode Island 3,810 8.21 0.92 $22.96 $47,760
Connecticut 15,970 9.70 1.09 $22.25 $46,270




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 34,700 6.44 0.72 $24.85 $51,680
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 31,250 7.70 0.87 $20.59 $42,820
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 26,200 6.98 0.79 $20.26 $42,140
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 23,650 8.32 0.94 $22.25 $46,270
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 21,240 8.89 1.00 $20.49 $42,630
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 19,590 8.75 0.99 $22.06 $45,890
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 19,160 10.49 1.18 $19.42 $40,400
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 17,250 7.25 0.82 $22.49 $46,780
Baltimore-Towson, MD 13,180 10.18 1.15 $21.45 $44,620
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 12,900 10.32 1.16 $20.79 $43,240