Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
1,193,850 0.4 % $20.63 $42,900 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.43 $14.28 $18.42 $23.98 $31.08
Annual Wage (2) $23,770 $29,700 $38,310 $49,870 $64,640


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 167,450 9.12 $18.05 $37,550
Grocery Stores 140,850 5.27 $19.93 $41,460
Clothing Stores 112,320 10.71 $19.52 $40,600
Building Material and Supplies Dealers 99,380 9.08 $21.44 $44,590
Gasoline Stations 89,260 9.95 $16.87 $35,080

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 29,940 14.17 $19.78 $41,150
Clothing Stores 112,320 10.71 $19.52 $40,600
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores 15,510 10.23 $19.01 $39,530
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores 13,900 10.00 $23.69 $49,270
Gasoline Stations 89,260 9.95 $16.87 $35,080

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Software Publishers 50 0.02 $39.49 $82,140
Automobile Dealers 41,530 3.40 $38.61 $80,300
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing 40 0.01 $38.42 $79,910
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 200 0.01 $37.74 $78,490
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers 90 0.07 $36.66 $76,250


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 117,220 7.56 0.87 $21.27 $44,240
Texas 102,770 8.88 1.03 $22.22 $46,210
Florida 86,680 10.94 1.26 $21.16 $44,010
New York 62,460 6.95 0.80 $24.07 $50,070
Illinois 43,600 7.45 0.86 $20.56 $42,770



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 24,730 13.13 1.52 $19.74 $41,070
New Hampshire 7,430 11.69 1.35 $22.70 $47,220
Arkansas 13,530 11.50 1.33 $16.20 $33,690
Montana 5,120 11.46 1.32 $20.26 $42,130
West Virginia 7,930 11.21 1.29 $16.59 $34,500



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 62,460 6.95 0.80 $24.07 $50,070
Rhode Island 3,800 8.07 0.93 $23.28 $48,410
New Jersey 30,320 7.76 0.90 $23.14 $48,130
Delaware 4,000 9.21 1.06 $23.02 $47,880
New Hampshire 7,430 11.69 1.35 $22.70 $47,220




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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 43,980 6.79 0.78 $24.90 $51,800
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 30,820 7.51 0.87 $20.71 $43,080
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 24,070 6.74 0.78 $22.18 $46,120
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 22,850 7.80 0.90 $22.64 $47,100
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 21,950 8.85 1.02 $19.56 $40,690
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 19,720 8.47 0.98 $22.54 $46,880
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 18,450 9.84 1.14 $20.03 $41,670
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 16,960 7.02 0.81 $22.57 $46,950
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 13,050 6.94 0.80 $20.97 $43,630
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 13,000 9.89 1.14 $22.07 $45,920