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Occupational Employment Statistics


41-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of retail sales workers in an establishment or department. Duties may include management functions, such as purchasing, budgeting, accounting, and personnel work, in addition to supervisory duties.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Central Minnesota 2,45072$23.55/hr$16.84/hr$18.82/hr$22.03/hr$25.94/hr$31.45/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities17,560$22.51/hr
Financial Activities140$25.48/hr
Professional and Business Services180$26.08/hr
Education and Health Services260$26.56/hr
Leisure and Hospitality260$22.30/hr
Other Services50$28.54/hr
Public Administration310$31.32/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 390$22.43/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 410$19.33/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 530$21.81/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 610$21.96/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 830$21.87/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 870$22.32/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 950$22.78/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 1,060$21.65/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 1,170$21.57/hr-5.7%
Southwest Balance of State 1,190$19.73/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 1,400$19.70/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 1,650$19.88/hr-6.3%
Northwest Balance of State 1,750$21.38/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 1,980$21.24/hr-5.8%
Northwest Minnesota 2,030$21.17/hr-5.6%
Central Minnesota 2,450$22.03/hr-7.0%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 9,640$23.85/hr-6.2%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 11,090$23.76/hrN/A
Minnesota 19,070$22.70/hr-5.9%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Personal Service Managers, All Other 80$26.16/hrN/A
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 17,060$19.29/hr17.8%
Food Service Managers 1,670$30.86/hr15.4%
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 1,980$24.20/hrN/A

  • Provide customer service by greeting and assisting customers and responding to customer inquiries and complaints.
  • Keep records of purchases, sales, and requisitions.
  • Formulate pricing policies for merchandise, according to profitability requirements.
  • Direct and supervise employees engaged in sales, inventory-taking, reconciling cash receipts, or in performing services for customers.
  • Perform work activities of subordinates, such as cleaning and organizing shelves and displays and selling merchandise.
  • Enforce safety, health, and security rules.
  • Examine merchandise to ensure that it is correctly priced and displayed and that it functions as advertised.
  • Plan and prepare work schedules and keep records of employees' work schedules and time cards.
  • Assign employees to specific duties.
  • Review inventory and sales records to prepare reports for management and budget departments.