Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

41-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of retail sales workers in an establishment or department. Duties may include management functions, such as purchasing, budgeting, accounting, and personnel work, in addition to supervisory duties.


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)
1,194,220 0.4 % $21.11 $43,910 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.79 $14.60 $18.77 $24.64 $31.96
Annual Wage (2) $24,530 $30,370 $39,040 $51,250 $66,480


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)
Other General Merchandise Stores 165,070 8.68 $18.78 $39,050
Grocery Stores 140,610 5.22 $20.37 $42,380
Clothing Stores 114,360 11.08 $19.91 $41,420
Building Material and Supplies Dealers 99,600 8.89 $22.04 $45,830
Gasoline Stations 91,060 9.88 $17.40 $36,190

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Shoe Stores 30,500 14.07 $19.30 $40,140
Clothing Stores 114,360 11.08 $19.91 $41,420
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores 16,290 10.48 $19.50 $40,560
Gasoline Stations 91,060 9.88 $17.40 $36,190
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores 13,340 9.74 $25.05 $52,100

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing 30 0.01 $38.82 $80,740
Automobile Dealers 44,560 3.50 $37.50 $78,010
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 240 0.01 $35.69 $74,240
Other Financial Investment Activities 60 0.01 $34.84 $72,460
Plastics Product Manufacturing 40 0.01 $34.68 $72,140


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 117,160 7.34 0.86 $21.54 $44,810
Texas 98,400 8.38 0.98 $22.65 $47,110
Florida 88,970 10.82 1.27 $21.73 $45,200
New York 63,120 6.94 0.82 $24.02 $49,970
Illinois 43,500 7.37 0.87 $20.91 $43,490




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)
Alabama 24,120 12.61 1.48 $20.10 $41,800
West Virginia 8,080 11.58 1.36 $16.92 $35,180
South Carolina 22,830 11.53 1.36 $19.12 $39,770
Montana 5,160 11.35 1.33 $20.60 $42,860
Louisiana 21,600 11.24 1.32 $17.91 $37,240




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 1,580 2.25 0.26 $24.69 $51,350
New York 63,120 6.94 0.82 $24.02 $49,970
Rhode Island 4,010 8.43 0.99 $23.93 $49,780
New Jersey 31,440 7.95 0.93 $23.83 $49,560
New Hampshire 7,100 11.01 1.29 $23.71 $49,310





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 44,230 6.72 0.79 $25.47 $52,990
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 29,820 7.07 0.83 $20.90 $43,460
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 24,040 6.61 0.78 $22.00 $45,760
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 21,470 7.32 0.86 $22.16 $46,100
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 20,930 8.20 0.96 $20.91 $43,480
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 18,810 9.72 1.14 $20.36 $42,340
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 18,740 7.71 0.91 $23.13 $48,120
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 17,130 6.88 0.81 $23.37 $48,600
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 13,730 7.19 0.84 $21.47 $44,660