Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

53-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of helpers, laborers, or material movers.


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)
171,720 0.8 % $23.55 $48,980 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.63 $17.24 $22.45 $28.70 $35.67
Annual Wage (2) $28,360 $35,860 $46,690 $59,700 $74,190


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)
Warehousing and Storage 21,410 2.95 $25.04 $52,070
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 12,920 1.50 $18.82 $39,140
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers 7,080 0.97 $23.88 $49,670
General Freight Trucking 6,470 0.68 $24.90 $51,780
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers 3,660 1.22 $23.04 $47,920

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Warehousing and Storage 21,410 2.95 $25.04 $52,070
Other Support Activities for Transportation 740 2.54 $24.14 $50,210
Support Activities for Water Transportation 1,750 1.85 $33.23 $69,120
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers 1,400 1.85 $24.70 $51,380
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 12,920 1.50 $18.82 $39,140

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Natural Gas Distribution (8) (8) $45.10 $93,800
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 200 0.05 $36.46 $75,840
Support Activities for Water Transportation 1,750 1.85 $33.23 $69,120
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 110 0.01 $33.22 $69,110
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 160 0.15 $31.60 $65,730


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)
California 20,750 1.37 1.08 $23.82 $49,550
Texas 14,250 1.27 1.00 $23.05 $47,950
Illinois 7,910 1.37 1.08 $25.49 $53,020
Florida 7,810 1.02 0.80 $23.16 $48,170
Pennsylvania 6,940 1.23 0.97 $24.90 $51,800



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)
Tennessee 6,760 2.46 1.93 $22.49 $46,780
North Dakota 1,050 2.38 1.88 $23.32 $48,500
Kentucky 3,270 1.81 1.42 $21.89 $45,530
New Jersey 6,770 1.75 1.38 $25.50 $53,030
Nebraska 1,620 1.72 1.35 $24.21 $50,360



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington 3,150 1.09 0.86 $26.53 $55,180
District of Columbia 190 0.28 0.22 $25.94 $53,950
Connecticut 2,130 1.30 1.02 $25.86 $53,790
New York 6,900 0.78 0.62 $25.72 $53,500
Rhode Island 480 1.03 0.81 $25.57 $53,190




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)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,540 1.61 1.27 $23.43 $48,740
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 5,620 1.50 1.18 $25.94 $53,960
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 4,680 0.87 0.68 $26.55 $55,230
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4,390 1.84 1.45 $25.07 $52,150
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 3,980 1.40 1.10 $24.17 $50,280
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3,260 2.61 2.05 $24.45 $50,870
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3,050 1.36 1.07 $22.68 $47,180
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 2,450 1.34 1.06 $23.46 $48,790
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 2,330 3.91 3.08 $25.33 $52,690
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,080 1.14 0.90 $24.84 $51,670