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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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$74,190
75th Percentile Wage
$59,700
50th Percentile Wage
$46,690
25th Percentile Wage
$35,860
10th Percentile Wage
$28,360

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 $74,190. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,360. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 161% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Table 2. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $46,690 2.05%
2013 $45,750 1.26%
2012 $45,180 1.35%
2011 $44,580 1.78%
2010 $43,800 -

Table 2 shows the salary trend for first-line supervisors of helpers, laborers, and material movers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 6.60%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.26%. We also note that the average annual wage had a moderate growth of 1.35% in 2012 and a moderate growth of 1.78% in 2011.

Table 3. Average Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors
$47,760
First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers
$46,690
First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators
$54,930

Table 4. 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 4. 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 $81,960. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $36,700).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$81,960
Finance and Insurance
$53,600
Mining
$51,700
Construction
$49,780
Information
$49,400
Transportation and Warehousing
$49,170
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$49,140
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$48,900
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$48,730
Educational Services
$48,680
Wholesale Trade
$48,020
Federal, State, and Local Government
$47,950
Manufacturing
$47,620
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$45,880
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$43,880
Retail Trade
$42,340
Accommodation and Food Services
$41,580
Health Care and Social Assistance
$39,880
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$39,240
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$36,700

Table 5. 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 $30,020 to $53,070. The highest paying state for first-line supervisors of helpers, laborers, and material movers is Connecticut with a median annual salary of $53,070. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $30,020. 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
Connecticut
$53,070
Maine
$51,890
New York
$51,730
Washington
$51,470
Pennsylvania
$50,910
New Jersey
$50,800
Illinois
$50,440
Minnesota
$50,230
District of Columbia
$49,780
Delaware
$49,010
Iowa
$48,250
California
$47,790
Georgia
$47,630
Nebraska
$47,390
New Hampshire
$47,150
Virginia
$47,100
Maryland
$46,970
Wyoming
$46,870
Indiana
$46,730
Kansas
$46,460
Missouri
$46,270
Oklahoma
$46,230
Texas
$46,230
Massachusetts
$46,100
Ohio
$46,020
Arizona
$45,840
Colorado
$45,520
Nevada
$45,480
Florida
$45,350
South Carolina
$45,300
Rhode Island
$44,990
Virgin Islands
$44,890
North Dakota
$44,800
Wisconsin
$44,680
Tennessee
$44,560
Hawaii
$44,540
North Carolina
$44,380
Montana
$44,370
Alabama
$44,140
Mississippi
$43,990
Michigan
$43,870
Louisiana
$43,560
Kentucky
$43,130
Utah
$42,690
South Dakota
$42,230
Arkansas
$41,850
Idaho
$40,690
Alaska
$39,780
Oregon
$38,710
West Virginia
$37,120
New Mexico
$37,070
Puerto Rico
$30,020