Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
445,510 0.5 % $31.68 $65,890 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $18.24 $23.30 $30.29 $38.31 $47.56
Annual Wage (2) $37,940 $48,470 $63,010 $79,680 $98,920


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 40,120 4.53 $27.98 $58,200
Automobile Dealers 30,410 2.49 $33.17 $68,990
Local Government (OES Designation) 28,800 0.54 $32.84 $68,300
Building Equipment Contractors 24,470 1.29 $31.64 $65,820
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 14,940 2.76 $24.51 $50,990

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 40,120 4.53 $27.98 $58,200
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance 7,570 3.67 $32.33 $67,250
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 3,630 3.58 $30.88 $64,230
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 13,790 3.51 $41.24 $85,770
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 14,940 2.76 $24.51 $50,990

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 30 0.01 $44.35 $92,250
Natural Gas Distribution 2,010 1.78 $43.35 $90,160
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 1,680 1.52 $42.70 $88,810
Spectator Sports 640 0.46 $41.77 $86,870
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 13,790 3.51 $41.24 $85,770


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 39,520 3.41 1.06 $32.14 $66,840
California 38,240 2.47 0.76 $35.73 $74,330
Florida 27,430 3.46 1.07 $29.40 $61,150
New York 25,410 2.83 0.88 $36.52 $75,950
Pennsylvania 17,140 3.00 0.93 $32.04 $66,640



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 1,850 6.51 2.01 $36.00 $74,880
Louisiana 9,630 4.96 1.54 $30.58 $63,600
North Dakota 2,180 4.86 1.51 $32.18 $66,930
West Virginia 3,230 4.57 1.42 $26.35 $54,800
Alabama 8,420 4.47 1.38 $30.35 $63,130



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 1,150 3.50 1.08 $39.71 $82,600
New York 25,410 2.83 0.88 $36.52 $75,950
Wyoming 1,850 6.51 2.01 $36.00 $74,880
New Jersey 12,530 3.21 0.99 $36.00 $74,870
California 38,240 2.47 0.76 $35.73 $74,330




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 17,020 2.63 0.81 $38.40 $79,880
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 10,560 3.60 1.12 $34.08 $70,890
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 9,510 2.32 0.72 $36.01 $74,910
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 8,050 3.25 1.00 $30.24 $62,900
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 7,710 2.16 0.67 $32.93 $68,480
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 7,290 3.89 1.20 $27.96 $58,170
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 6,990 3.00 0.93 $34.69 $72,150
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 6,930 2.87 0.89 $34.74 $72,260
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 4,670 3.55 1.10 $32.10 $66,760
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 4,490 2.55 0.79 $36.62 $76,160