Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
517,560 0.6 % $32.13 $66,820 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $18.75 $23.52 $29.84 $38.50 $48.58
Annual Wage (2) $39,000 $48,920 $62,070 $80,080 $101,040


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 82,440 11.39 $33.54 $69,770
Building Equipment Contractors 65,830 3.47 $34.11 $70,940
Residential Building Construction 58,620 8.61 $30.15 $62,710
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 46,210 5.79 $29.19 $60,720
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 34,540 5.58 $29.53 $61,430

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 82,440 11.39 $33.54 $69,770
Residential Building Construction 58,620 8.61 $30.15 $62,710
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 25,210 7.96 $32.56 $67,720
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 7,490 6.83 $31.81 $66,170
Utility System Construction 32,240 6.69 $31.38 $65,260

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Basic Chemical Manufacturing 40 0.02 $50.12 $104,240
Oil and Gas Extraction 5,780 2.98 $47.60 $99,000
Scientific Research and Development Services 220 0.03 $44.89 $93,380
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers (8) (8) $44.69 $92,960
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 50 0.02 $41.69 $86,720


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 64,710 5.59 1.49 $32.90 $68,440
California 44,490 2.87 0.77 $37.63 $78,270
Florida 35,890 4.53 1.21 $27.76 $57,740
New York 22,720 2.53 0.67 $40.76 $84,780
North Carolina 19,350 4.69 1.25 $27.37 $56,930



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)
North Dakota 5,130 11.46 3.05 $36.94 $76,840
Wyoming 2,880 10.15 2.70 $34.74 $72,250
New Mexico 5,900 7.40 1.97 $29.43 $61,210
Montana 3,070 6.86 1.83 $30.37 $63,170
West Virginia 4,730 6.69 1.78 $31.63 $65,790



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 1,590 4.85 1.29 $46.26 $96,220
New York 22,720 2.53 0.67 $40.76 $84,780
California 44,490 2.87 0.77 $37.63 $78,270
District of Columbia 1,150 1.70 0.45 $37.53 $78,060
Massachusetts 9,980 2.94 0.78 $37.42 $77,840




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-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 20,660 7.05 1.88 $35.84 $74,540
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 14,170 2.19 0.58 $44.00 $91,520
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 10,430 5.56 1.48 $31.06 $64,610
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 10,190 4.22 1.12 $33.98 $70,680
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 9,970 4.28 1.14 $30.80 $64,060
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 8,650 3.49 0.93 $29.33 $61,010
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 8,390 2.04 0.54 $36.93 $76,820
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 7,390 5.62 1.50 $33.50 $69,680
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 6,890 5.01 1.34 $33.60 $69,890
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 6,280 5.64 1.50 $28.34 $58,950