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First-Line Supervisor of Helper, Laborers, and Material Mover Salary Information

The salary statistics of first-line supervisors of helpers, laborers, and material movers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of first-line supervisors of helpers, laborers, and material movers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The first-line supervisors of helpers, laborers, and material movers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. First-Line Supervisor of Helper, Laborers, and Material Mover Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,140
25th Percentile Wage
$36,050
50th Percentile Wage
$47,230
75th Percentile Wage
$61,230
90th Percentile Wage
$77,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of helpers, laborers, and material movers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) first-line supervisors of helpers, laborers, and material movers is $77,060. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,140. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 164% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of helpers, laborers, and material movers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201647,2300.57%4.34%
201546,9600.57%-
201446,6902.01%-
201345,7501.25%-
201245,180--

Table 2. First-Line Supervisor of Helper, Laborers, and Material Mover Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of first-line supervisors of helpers, laborers, and material movers in 20 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for first-line supervisors of helpers, laborers, and material movers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $78,060. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $37,150).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$78,060
Mining
$55,880
Federal, State, and Local Government
$51,810
Educational Services
$50,980
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$49,920
Construction
$49,770
Manufacturing
$49,730
Wholesale Trade
$49,680
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$48,710
Transportation and Warehousing
$48,250
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$47,980
Finance and Insurance
$47,270
Information
$47,100
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$46,800
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$45,800
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$43,770
Retail Trade
$43,290
Accommodation and Food Services
$42,780
Health Care and Social Assistance
$39,770
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$37,150

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers by States

From the above tables we note that not only first-line supervisors of helpers, laborers, and material movers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of first-line supervisors of helpers, laborers, and material movers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $27,080 to $55,350. The highest paying state for first-line supervisors of helpers, laborers, and material movers is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $55,350. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $27,080. For more salary information of first-line supervisors of helpers, laborers, and material movers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
District of Columbia
$55,350
Connecticut
$54,180
Washington
$52,710
New Jersey
$52,290
Delaware
$51,770
Pennsylvania
$51,410
North Dakota
$50,500
Minnesota
$49,590
Rhode Island
$49,480
Massachusetts
$49,360
Montana
$49,050
New York
$49,010
Michigan
$48,990
Nebraska
$48,740
Wyoming
$48,610
Virginia
$48,540
Alaska
$48,250
California
$48,100
Colorado
$48,070
Ohio
$47,450
Maryland
$47,280
Georgia
$47,190
Oklahoma
$47,060
Texas
$46,990
South Dakota
$46,950
Alabama
$46,770
Missouri
$46,770
Indiana
$46,710
Iowa
$46,560
Kansas
$46,560
North Carolina
$46,400
Illinois
$46,370
Wisconsin
$46,010
Hawaii
$45,680
South Carolina
$45,590
Arkansas
$45,050
Mississippi
$44,960
Arizona
$44,680
New Hampshire
$44,460
Louisiana
$44,320
Maine
$44,290
Tennessee
$44,050
Nevada
$43,960
West Virginia
$43,440
Kentucky
$42,880
Florida
$42,720
Utah
$42,510
Vermont
$42,220
New Mexico
$41,790
Idaho
$40,390
Oregon
$39,570
Guam
$34,700
Puerto Rico
$27,080


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