Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers. Excludes team or work leaders.


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)
428,620 0.5 % $30.52 $63,490 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $17.71 $22.51 $29.43 $37.04 $45.23
Annual Wage (2) $36,830 $46,820 $61,220 $77,050 $94,070


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)
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 38,240 4.56 $26.80 $55,750
Automobile Dealers 29,020 2.59 $32.29 $67,150
Local Government (OES Designation) 28,480 0.52 $31.43 $65,380
Building Equipment Contractors 23,600 1.37 $30.35 $63,130
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 14,060 2.73 $24.15 $50,230

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 38,240 4.56 $26.80 $55,750
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance 7,350 3.74 $30.87 $64,220
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 3,500 3.49 $29.91 $62,220
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 13,410 3.46 $38.79 $80,680
Cable and Other Subscription Programming 1,990 2.74 $36.35 $75,600

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oil and Gas Extraction 870 0.45 $41.77 $86,880
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other 30 1.29 $41.58 $86,480
Scientific Research and Development Services 630 0.10 $40.60 $84,450
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 30 0.04 $40.58 $84,400
Natural Gas Distribution 2,380 2.18 $40.19 $83,600


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 39,790 3.65 1.13 $29.38 $61,100
California 38,160 2.59 0.80 $34.86 $72,510
Florida 24,980 3.35 1.04 $28.01 $58,260
New York 24,450 2.83 0.88 $35.21 $73,230
Ohio 15,730 3.07 0.95 $28.64 $59,570




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 1,720 6.17 1.91 $32.88 $68,400
Louisiana 9,070 4.81 1.49 $29.21 $60,760
Alabama 7,930 4.30 1.33 $28.37 $59,010
North Dakota 1,790 4.23 1.31 $29.67 $61,720
Hawaii 2,530 4.21 1.30 $32.47 $67,550




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 1,090 3.37 1.04 $36.41 $75,720
District of Columbia 970 1.45 0.45 $35.42 $73,680
New York 24,450 2.83 0.88 $35.21 $73,230
California 38,160 2.59 0.80 $34.86 $72,510
New Jersey 13,150 3.44 1.06 $34.37 $71,480





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 13,780 2.63 0.81 $37.64 $78,280
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 10,460 3.79 1.17 $31.83 $66,220
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 9,820 2.47 0.76 $34.91 $72,610
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 8,060 2.18 0.67 $33.18 $69,010
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 7,590 3.29 1.02 $29.73 $61,830
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 7,500 3.49 1.08 $30.00 $62,390
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 6,630 3.72 1.15 $28.77 $59,840
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 6,330 2.67 0.83 $34.77 $72,330
Baltimore-Towson, MD 4,710 3.67 1.14 $30.63 $63,720
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,400 2.45 0.76 $30.15 $62,710