Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers

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2019 Workforce
246k
Average Age
47.1
Estimated Job Growth
2.66%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$67,063
Average Male Salary
$67,666
Average Female Salary
$59,912

About

Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers are most often employed by the Car Dealers industry. The average yearly wage for Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers was $67,063 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers by wage are Registered nurses, Geological & petroleum technicians, & nuclear technicians, and Procurement clerks.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers are Ellis County PUMA, TX, Northern Mississippi Region PUMA, WI, and Noble, DeKalb, LaGrange & Steuben Counties PUMA, IN. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers are Ellis County PUMA, TX, Davie, Yadkin & Iredell (North) Counties PUMA, NC, and Marshall, Alcorn, Prentiss, Tippah, Tishomingo & Benton Counties PUMA, MS.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Car Dealers is the industry that employs the most Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers, by average wage, is Oil & gas extraction. Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers are paid most in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK but are relatively concentrated in Ellis County PUMA, TX.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$67,063
AVERAGE SALARY
± $1,822

In 2019, Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers earned an average of $67,063, $11,539 more than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Registered nurses make somewhat more than Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers while Procurement clerks make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.273
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.273, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers (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 mechanics, installers, & repairers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers, by number of employees, are Car Dealers, Lessors of real estate, and offices of real estate agents and brokers, and Wired telecommunications carriers.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers, by average wage, are Oil & gas extraction, Support activities for mining, and Metal forgings & stampings.

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Industries by Share

246k
2019 Workforce
± 12,166
−8.54%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 7.48%

The number of people employed as Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers has been declining at a rate of −8.54%, from 268,921 people in 2018 to 245,953 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers employed by various industries. Car Dealers employs the largest share of Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers at  8.65%, followed by Lessors of real estate, and offices of real estate agents and brokers with 5.84% and Wired telecommunications carriers with 3.54%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers in the US. The average age of male Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers in the workforce is 47.6 and of female Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers is 41.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

227k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 11,684
19.1k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 3,394

92.2% of Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

74.4% of Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 9.34% of Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers.

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Age by Gender

47.6
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.64
41.3
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 2.34

The median age of Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers is 47.1, and Male employees are generally 6.23 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers is Business but a relatively high number of Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers hold a major in Engineering Technologies.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.
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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers need many skills, but most especially Monitoring, Management of Personnel Resources, and Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers are expected to see a growth of 2.66% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow less than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers.
2.66%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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