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

The salary statistics of first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers 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 Mechanics, Installer, and Repairer Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,450
25th Percentile Wage
$49,390
50th Percentile Wage
$63,540
75th Percentile Wage
$80,670
90th Percentile Wage
$100,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers is $100,480. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,450. It is noted 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.

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
201663,5400.83%5.18%
201563,0101.36%-
201462,1501.50%-
201361,2201.58%-
201260,250--

Table 2. First-Line Supervisor of Mechanics, Installer, and Repairer Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers 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 mechanics, installers, and repairers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $90,820. The lowest paying sector is the real estate and rental and leasing sector (annual salary $54,830).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$90,820
Mining
$77,810
Information
$73,270
Transportation and Warehousing
$71,380
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$70,660
Manufacturing
$70,570
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$70,040
Finance and Insurance
$69,350
Federal, State, and Local Government
$67,890
Wholesale Trade
$64,090
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$63,840
Construction
$62,530
Educational Services
$60,240
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$59,550
Health Care and Social Assistance
$58,670
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$58,490
Retail Trade
$57,170
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$56,520
Accommodation and Food Services
$55,400
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$54,830

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers by States

From the above tables we note that not only first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers 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 mechanics, installers, and repairers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $37,220 to $87,550. The highest paying state for first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers is Alaska with a median annual salary of $87,550. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $37,220. For more salary information of first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Alaska
$87,550
New York
$74,240
District of Columbia
$73,900
Wyoming
$73,700
New Jersey
$73,240
Hawaii
$73,180
California
$71,890
Delaware
$71,680
Connecticut
$71,180
Massachusetts
$70,880
Washington
$70,090
South Dakota
$70,040
New Hampshire
$69,530
North Dakota
$68,500
Nevada
$67,980
Colorado
$67,520
Oregon
$66,230
Virginia
$65,510
Pennsylvania
$64,850
Rhode Island
$64,780
Illinois
$64,070
Maryland
$63,880
Texas
$63,710
Vermont
$63,180
Minnesota
$63,170
Michigan
$62,790
Wisconsin
$62,770
Utah
$62,680
Nebraska
$62,610
Oklahoma
$62,210
North Carolina
$61,610
Alabama
$61,260
Ohio
$61,160
Iowa
$60,690
Montana
$60,250
Louisiana
$59,610
Georgia
$59,580
Florida
$59,280
Tennessee
$59,260
Maine
$58,720
Kentucky
$57,810
Indiana
$57,560
Idaho
$56,870
Kansas
$56,800
Missouri
$56,730
Arizona
$56,350
New Mexico
$56,010
Mississippi
$55,550
Arkansas
$54,680
South Carolina
$54,460
West Virginia
$50,310
Virgin Islands
$46,500
Guam
$45,080
Puerto Rico
$37,220


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