Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

47-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.


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)
467,130 0.6 % $30.70 $63,860 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $17.88 $22.58 $29.03 $36.87 $45.73
Annual Wage (2) $37,190 $46,970 $60,380 $76,700 $95,120


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)
Nonresidential Building Construction 74,250 11.16 $32.03 $66,620
Building Equipment Contractors 60,220 3.49 $32.57 $67,740
Residential Building Construction 45,480 7.62 $29.17 $60,660
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 40,220 5.64 $28.23 $58,720
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 30,820 5.57 $28.24 $58,730

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nonresidential Building Construction 74,250 11.16 $32.03 $66,620
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 23,420 7.83 $31.14 $64,780
Residential Building Construction 45,480 7.62 $29.17 $60,660
Utility System Construction 30,810 6.89 $30.12 $62,650
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 6,920 6.80 $30.19 $62,800

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers (8) (8) $45.23 $94,070
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events 70 0.06 $43.07 $89,590
Scientific Research and Development Services 250 0.04 $42.01 $87,380
Oil and Gas Extraction 5,120 2.66 $40.70 $84,660
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 60 0.64 $39.87 $82,930


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)
Texas 57,050 5.23 1.48 $29.12 $60,570
California 41,150 2.80 0.79 $36.48 $75,880
Florida 27,480 3.69 1.05 $27.73 $57,680
New York 21,560 2.50 0.71 $37.91 $78,860
North Carolina 18,200 4.61 1.31 $26.16 $54,410




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 3,120 11.20 3.18 $31.68 $65,890
North Dakota 4,220 9.97 2.83 $33.78 $70,270
New Mexico 5,380 6.87 1.95 $28.69 $59,680
West Virginia 4,820 6.79 1.93 $32.43 $67,450
Montana 2,600 5.92 1.68 $30.16 $62,730




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 1,360 4.21 1.19 $40.58 $84,410
New York 21,560 2.50 0.71 $37.91 $78,860
California 41,150 2.80 0.79 $36.48 $75,880
New Jersey 9,230 2.42 0.69 $36.16 $75,210
Hawaii 2,270 3.77 1.07 $36.14 $75,180





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)
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 18,070 6.55 1.86 $31.07 $64,620
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 11,130 2.12 0.60 $42.88 $89,190
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 10,080 5.66 1.61 $30.41 $63,250
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 9,310 3.93 1.12 $33.23 $69,120
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 8,880 4.13 1.17 $27.89 $58,010
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 8,420 2.12 0.60 $36.76 $76,470
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 7,450 3.23 0.92 $28.83 $59,980
Baltimore-Towson, MD 6,110 4.77 1.35 $31.58 $65,680
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 5,900 1.59 0.45 $38.71 $80,510
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 5,400 4.21 1.20 $32.16 $66,890