Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, November 2003

41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of sales workers other than retail sales workers. May perform duties, such as budgeting, accounting, and personnel work, in addition to supervisory duties.

National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
State profile for this occupation
Metropolitan area 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)
313,500 0.9 % $32.98 $68,600 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.07 $19.73 $27.26 $40.53 $58.47
Annual Wage (2) $29,260 $41,030 $56,700 $84,300 $121,620

Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Machinery and supply merchant wholesalers 15,880 $33.25 $69,150
Electronic markets and agents and brokers 15,870 $44.40 $92,350
Postal service 14,280 $25.74 $53,550
Commercial equip. merchant wholesalers 11,250 $40.08 $83,370
Grocery and Related Product Wholesalers 10,240 $32.36 $67,310

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Textile and fabric finishing mills 220 $66.47 $138,250
Apparel and piece goods merchant wholesalers 2,510 $53.38 $111,030
Securities and commodity contracts brokerage 4,670 $52.16 $108,500
Software publishers 1,360 $50.29 $104,600
Agents and managers for public figures (7) $50.12 $104,240

State profile for this occupation: Top

States with the highest concentration of workers in this occupation:

State Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of State employment
New Hampshire 2,160 $33.16 $68,970 0.356%
Minnesota 8,440 $37.73 $78,470 0.326%
South Dakota 1,160 $28.37 $59,020 0.318%
New York 25,690 $49.68 $103,320 0.312%
North Carolina 11,520 $29.31 $60,950 0.311%

Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of State employment
New York 25,690 $49.68 $103,320 0.312%
New Jersey 11,610 $41.91 $87,160 0.299%
Kansas 3,340 $40.05 $83,300 0.258%
Connecticut 4,270 $37.77 $78,550 0.262%
Minnesota 8,440 $37.73 $78,470 0.326%

Metropolitan area profile for this occupation: Top

Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of workers in this occupation:

MSA Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of MSA employment
Manchester, NH PMSA 540 $33.39 $69,460 0.504%
Cumberland, MD-WV MSA 190 $22.16 $46,100 0.481%
Dallas, TX PMSA 8,940 $30.59 $63,620 0.477%
Jacksonville, FL MSA 2,520 $34.90 $72,590 0.471%
Odessa-Midland, TX MSA 470 $26.91 $55,980 0.454%

Top paying Metropolitan areas for this occupation:

MSA Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of MSA employment
New York, NY PMSA 13,600 $56.79 $118,120 0.345%
Nassau-Suffolk, NY PMSA 3,920 $52.74 $109,700 0.330%
Stamford-Norwalk, CT PMSA 780 $49.53 $103,020 0.392%
Newark, NJ PMSA 2,990 $45.21 $94,040 0.308%
Bergen-Passaic, NJ PMSA 2,280 $44.72 $93,010 0.355%

About November 2003 National, State, and Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia. The top five employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable Excel files(XLS).

Percentile wage estimates show the percentage of workers in an occupation that earn less than a given wage and the percentage that earn more. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(7) Estimates not released.

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November 2003 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

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Technical notes

Last Modified Date: April 19, 2005

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