Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers

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Total Workforce

2.99M

Average Age

41.2

Estimated Job Growth

3.77%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$49,978

Average Male Salary

$59,162

Average Female Salary

$39,342

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Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers are most often employed by the Grocery Stores industry. The average yearly wage for Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers was $49,978 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers by wage are Motion picture projectionists, Postal service clerks, and Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, & steamfitters.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers are Yavapai County PUMA, AZ, Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC, and Norman, Oklahoma City (South) & Moore Cities PUMA, OK. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers are Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM, Marion County (South Central) PUMA, FL, and Yavapai County PUMA, AZ.

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Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Grocery Stores is the industry that employs the most Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, by average wage, is Electric power generation, transmission & distribution. Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers are paid most in Brownsville & Ocean Hill PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in Las Cruces, Mesilla Cities & University Park PUMA, NM.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$49,978

AVERAGE SALARY

± $734

In 2017, Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers earned an average of $49,978, $2,087 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Postal service clerks make somewhat more than Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers while Motion picture projectionists make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.408

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.408, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, by number of employees, are Grocery Stores, Department stores & discount stores, and Clothing stores.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, by average wage, are Electric power generation, transmission & distribution, Insurance carriers & related activities, and Electronic auctions.

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Industries by Share

2.99M

2017 Workforce

± 42,029

0.856%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 1.97%

The number of people employed as Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers has been growing at a rate of 0.856%, from 2,965,731 people in 2016 to 2,991,122 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers employed by various industries. Grocery Stores employs the largest share of Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers at  16.6%, followed by Department stores & discount stores with 10.8% and Clothing stores with 7.92%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers in the US. The average age of male Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers in the workforce is 42 and of female Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers is 40.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers is White.

Gender Composition

1.61M

MALE WORKFORCE

± 30,935

1.39M

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 28,769

53.7% of Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Asian

76.9% of Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 10.1% of Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers.

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Age by Gender

42

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.258

40.2

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 0.276

The median age of Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers is 41.2, and Male employees are generally 1.74 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers is Business but a relatively high number of Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers hold a major in Business.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers need many skills, but most especially Monitoring, Speaking, and Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Management of Material Resources, and Operations Analysis.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers are expected to see a growth of 3.77% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

3.77%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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