Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, November 2004

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)
302,890 0.8 % $34.66 $72,100 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.13 $21.44 $28.99 $42.52 $61.87
Annual Wage (2) $31,470 $44,590 $60,300 $88,440 $128,680

Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Electronic markets and agents and brokers 16,350 $44.55 $92,670
Machinery and supply merchant wholesalers 14,830 $34.21 $71,160
Postal service 13,730 $25.64 $53,330
Commercial equip. merchant wholesalers 11,550 $40.71 $84,690
Business support services 10,040 $21.34 $44,380

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Textile and fabric finishing mills 200 $61.00 $126,880
Agents and managers for public figures 60 $60.64 $126,120
Apparel and piece goods merchant wholesalers 2,290 $57.28 $119,140
Securities and commodity contracts brokerage 4,930 $47.90 $99,630
Computer and peripheral equipment mfg. 760 $47.70 $99,220

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 2,340 $36.16 $75,220 0.378%
Minnesota 8,670 $39.41 $81,980 0.330%
Texas 29,840 $32.64 $67,880 0.321%
North Carolina 12,120 $30.11 $62,640 0.321%
Oregon 4,890 $32.86 $68,350 0.310%

Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of State employment
New York 23,920 $49.79 $103,550 0.288%
New Jersey 11,530 $42.90 $89,240 0.296%
Minnesota 8,670 $39.41 $81,980 0.330%
Connecticut 3,910 $38.36 $79,780 0.238%
Pennsylvania 10,480 $36.64 $76,210 0.189%

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
Nashua, NH PMSA 570 $35.09 $73,000 0.571%
Dallas, TX PMSA 9,360 $33.52 $69,730 0.493%
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC MSA 3,750 $32.02 $66,610 0.452%
Manchester, NH PMSA 480 $37.28 $77,540 0.432%
Jacksonville, FL MSA 2,340 $35.82 $74,510 0.422%

Top paying Metropolitan areas for this occupation:

MSA Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of MSA employment
New York, NY PMSA 13,400 $55.05 $114,500 0.335%
Nassau-Suffolk, NY PMSA 4,250 $51.22 $106,550 0.349%
Stamford-Norwalk, CT PMSA 760 $48.25 $100,360 0.382%
Newburgh, NY-PA PMSA 320 $47.86 $99,540 0.230%
Middlesex-Somerset-Hunterdon, NJ PMSA 2,100 $45.53 $94,700 0.337%

About November 2004 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.

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November 2004 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

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Last Modified Date: November 9, 2005

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