Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

53-1031 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators and helpers.


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)
197,000 0.8 % $27.66 $57,530 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.59 $20.09 $26.41 $33.90 $41.65
Annual Wage (2) $32,430 $41,780 $54,930 $70,510 $86,640


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)
General Freight Trucking 22,580 2.36 $27.77 $57,760
Local Government (OES Designation) 11,430 0.22 $31.99 $66,530
Couriers and Express Delivery Services 11,050 2.17 $29.22 $60,780
Specialized Freight Trucking 8,750 1.97 $28.85 $60,010
Warehousing and Storage 8,650 1.19 $27.22 $56,610

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Support Activities for Water Transportation 2,890 3.04 $37.51 $78,010
Waste Collection 4,180 2.65 $27.58 $57,360
Urban Transit Systems 1,090 2.46 $24.99 $51,980
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation 2,250 2.37 $21.92 $45,580
General Freight Trucking 22,580 2.36 $27.77 $57,760

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 1,370 0.07 $49.58 $103,130
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 270 0.67 $41.10 $85,480
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing 60 0.05 $38.00 $79,040
Support Activities for Water Transportation 2,890 3.04 $37.51 $78,010
Oil and Gas Extraction 1,010 0.53 $36.73 $76,400


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 19,350 1.28 0.88 $28.79 $59,870
Texas 19,000 1.69 1.16 $28.26 $58,770
New York 11,700 1.33 0.91 $31.11 $64,700
Florida 8,810 1.15 0.79 $26.88 $55,900
Pennsylvania 8,030 1.42 0.97 $28.87 $60,040



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 1,020 3.60 2.47 $31.23 $64,960
North Dakota 1,140 2.59 1.78 $31.50 $65,520
Vermont 710 2.34 1.61 $28.54 $59,360
Kentucky 4,060 2.25 1.54 $25.33 $52,690
Kansas 2,820 2.08 1.42 $26.08 $54,250



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 360 0.54 0.37 $34.61 $71,990
Alaska 390 1.20 0.82 $33.23 $69,130
North Dakota 1,140 2.59 1.78 $31.50 $65,520
Washington 5,000 1.72 1.18 $31.43 $65,370
Wyoming 1,020 3.60 2.47 $31.23 $64,960




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 7,800 1.45 0.99 $32.01 $66,590
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,230 1.54 1.05 $29.88 $62,140
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 4,390 1.54 1.06 $29.98 $62,350
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 4,180 1.87 1.28 $28.79 $59,890
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 4,070 1.09 0.74 $30.10 $62,620
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 3,850 1.61 1.11 $27.69 $57,600
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,740 1.15 0.79 $30.82 $64,110
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 2,390 1.60 1.10 $33.50 $69,690
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 2,340 1.87 1.28 $27.23 $56,640
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,020 1.11 0.76 $27.68 $57,580