Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
434,810 0.5 % $31.09 $64,670 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $17.96 $22.90 $29.88 $37.65 $46.28
Annual Wage (2) $37,350 $47,620 $62,150 $78,310 $96,270


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 38,810 4.52 $27.30 $56,780
Automobile Dealers 29,770 2.55 $32.83 $68,290
Local Government (OES Designation) 27,930 0.53 $31.96 $66,470
Building Equipment Contractors 24,110 1.33 $30.99 $64,450
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 15,080 2.84 $24.64 $51,260

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 38,810 4.52 $27.30 $56,780
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 3,760 3.68 $29.63 $61,630
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance 7,280 3.64 $31.84 $66,220
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 13,170 3.38 $39.65 $82,480
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 15,080 2.84 $24.64 $51,260

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oil and Gas Extraction 960 0.50 $41.96 $87,280
Natural Gas Distribution 2,030 1.85 $41.93 $87,210
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 1,420 1.29 $41.90 $87,150
Spectator Sports 580 0.42 $40.93 $85,130
Software Publishers 30 0.01 $39.80 $82,780


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 38,960 3.47 1.08 $30.87 $64,210
California 37,870 2.50 0.78 $35.14 $73,090
Florida 26,850 3.50 1.09 $28.63 $59,550
New York 24,920 2.83 0.88 $35.37 $73,560
Pennsylvania 16,020 2.83 0.88 $31.90 $66,360



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 1,820 6.44 2.00 $35.12 $73,050
Louisiana 9,170 4.79 1.49 $29.81 $62,010
North Dakota 2,020 4.60 1.43 $31.54 $65,600
Alabama 8,080 4.35 1.35 $29.34 $61,030
West Virginia 3,010 4.26 1.32 $26.60 $55,330



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 1,140 3.51 1.09 $38.00 $79,050
District of Columbia 970 1.44 0.45 $35.58 $74,010
New York 24,920 2.83 0.88 $35.37 $73,560
New Jersey 13,120 3.39 1.05 $35.22 $73,270
California 37,870 2.50 0.78 $35.14 $73,090




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 13,930 2.58 0.80 $37.86 $78,760
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 10,290 3.62 1.12 $33.43 $69,530
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 9,710 2.39 0.74 $34.98 $72,760
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 7,850 2.09 0.65 $34.28 $71,310
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 7,730 3.24 1.01 $30.48 $63,410
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 7,070 3.87 1.20 $28.25 $58,760
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 6,720 3.00 0.93 $32.27 $67,120
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 6,300 2.65 0.82 $35.12 $73,050
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 4,520 2.43 0.75 $34.65 $72,070
Baltimore-Towson, MD 4,470 3.45 1.07 $31.25 $65,000