Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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)
1,213,550 0.4 % $19.93 $41,450 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.29 $13.92 $17.88 $23.00 $30.21
Annual Wage (2) $23,490 $28,940 $37,200 $47,850 $62,830


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 171,570 9.70 $16.94 $35,240
Grocery Stores 138,360 5.43 $19.62 $40,810
Clothing Stores 114,100 10.27 $19.88 $41,350
Building Material and Supplies Dealers 102,320 9.80 $20.57 $42,790
Health and Personal Care Stores 84,750 8.31 $19.94 $41,480

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 28,500 14.35 $18.47 $38,420
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores 15,250 10.53 $19.20 $39,940
Clothing Stores 114,100 10.27 $19.88 $41,350
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores 14,220 10.15 $23.49 $48,850
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores 29,920 9.87 $18.32 $38,110

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automobile Dealers 39,000 3.49 $37.08 $77,130
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers 130 0.11 $36.01 $74,910
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities 150 0.02 $35.41 $73,650
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers 180 0.19 $33.84 $70,390
Support Activities for Air Transportation 60 0.04 $30.39 $63,210


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 124,200 8.44 0.92 $21.31 $44,330
Texas 102,870 9.43 1.03 $20.60 $42,840
Florida 85,480 11.47 1.25 $20.07 $41,750
New York 59,920 6.94 0.76 $22.86 $47,550
Illinois 46,220 8.10 0.89 $18.94 $39,400




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 25,260 13.70 1.50 $18.64 $38,780
Hawaii 7,340 12.19 1.33 $22.74 $47,300
New Hampshire 7,440 12.00 1.31 $20.83 $43,320
Mississippi 12,790 11.80 1.29 $17.91 $37,240
Maine 6,870 11.80 1.29 $17.64 $36,690




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 59,920 6.94 0.76 $22.86 $47,550
New Jersey 30,490 7.98 0.87 $22.84 $47,500
Rhode Island 3,850 8.44 0.92 $22.74 $47,300
Hawaii 7,340 12.19 1.33 $22.74 $47,300
Pennsylvania 42,450 7.56 0.83 $22.26 $46,300





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 32,800 6.26 0.68 $23.97 $49,850
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 31,900 8.03 0.88 $20.81 $43,280
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 28,600 7.73 0.84 $19.83 $41,240
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 24,140 8.76 0.96 $21.30 $44,300
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 20,430 8.85 0.97 $20.29 $42,200
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 19,380 10.88 1.19 $19.12 $39,770
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 18,750 8.72 0.95 $21.17 $44,040
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 17,230 7.28 0.80 $22.09 $45,950
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 13,130 7.33 0.80 $19.57 $40,700
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 13,050 10.86 1.19 $21.11 $43,910