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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. First-Line Supervisor of Mechanics, Installer, and Repairer Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,310
25th Percentile Wage
$50,560
50th Percentile Wage
$64,780
75th Percentile Wage
$82,220
90th Percentile Wage
$102,350

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 $102,350. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $64,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,310. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 160% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$64,780
1.91% 6.99%
2016
$63,540
0.83% -
2015
$63,010
1.36% -
2014
$62,150
1.50% -
2013
$61,220
1.58% -
2012
$60,250
- -

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 $92,960. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $55,600).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$92,960
Mining
$78,440
Information
$74,800
Transportation and Warehousing
$72,930
Manufacturing
$72,340
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$71,710
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$71,410
Finance and Insurance
$70,290
Federal, State, and Local Government
$68,380
Wholesale Trade
$65,480
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$64,900
Construction
$63,210
Educational Services
$62,410
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$60,570
Health Care and Social Assistance
$60,190
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$59,400
Retail Trade
$58,380
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$57,630
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$55,670
Accommodation and Food Services
$55,600

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 $38,260 to $89,230. The highest paying state for first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers is Alaska with a median annual salary of $89,230. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $38,260. 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
$89,230
District of Columbia
$77,750
New York
$74,520
Connecticut
$74,370
California
$74,180
Wyoming
$74,120
Hawaii
$72,930
New Jersey
$72,470
Delaware
$72,210
Rhode Island
$71,350
Washington
$71,300
Massachusetts
$71,100
New Hampshire
$70,570
North Dakota
$70,370
South Dakota
$70,130
Colorado
$69,630
Nevada
$68,630
Virginia
$68,410
Pennsylvania
$65,930
Nebraska
$65,770
Maryland
$65,730
Wisconsin
$65,550
Minnesota
$65,450
Vermont
$65,400
Texas
$64,850
Illinois
$64,730
Oregon
$64,580
Michigan
$64,100
Oklahoma
$63,280
North Carolina
$63,240
Montana
$62,920
Utah
$62,500
Iowa
$62,480
Tennessee
$62,030
Ohio
$61,690
Alabama
$61,420
Georgia
$60,840
Kansas
$60,200
Louisiana
$59,950
Maine
$59,640
Kentucky
$59,530
Florida
$58,650
Indiana
$58,550
Arizona
$58,160
New Mexico
$57,900
Missouri
$57,770
Mississippi
$57,600
Idaho
$57,570
Arkansas
$57,060
South Carolina
$56,600
West Virginia
$50,590
Guam
$46,880
Virgin Islands
$46,560
Puerto Rico
$38,260



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