First-Line Supervisor of Mechanics, Installer, and Repairer Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers among Tennessee metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,720
25th Percentile Wage
$46,000
50th Percentile Wage
$59,260
75th Percentile Wage
$76,740
90th Percentile Wage
$94,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $94,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,720.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.66
25th Percentile Wage
$22.12
50th Percentile Wage
$28.49
75th Percentile Wage
$36.90
90th Percentile Wage
$45.36

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $45.36. The median hourly salary is $28.49. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.66.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201659,2604.74%8.40%
201556,4501.59%-
201455,5500.54%-
201355,2501.76%-
201254,280--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers in state of Tennessee ranges from $48,650 to $67,820. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers in Tennessee is Cleveland with a median annual salary of $67,820. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Memphis (mean annual salary $63,730). The lowest paying area is North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $48,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cleveland
$67,820
Memphis
$63,730
Jackson
$61,940
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$60,290
Chattanooga
$59,760
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$57,820
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$57,220
Morristown
$56,170
Knoxville
$54,000
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$51,670
Clarksville
$50,550
Johnson City
$49,090
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$48,650


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