Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

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 EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 1,870213$20.68/hr$13.02/hr$15.46/hr$18.63/hr$24.19/hr$32.51/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
ManufacturingN/A$23.23/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities19,280$19.91/hr
Information80$17.05/hr
Financial Activities160$17.43/hr
Professional and Business Services210$23.59/hr
Education and Health Services160$22.90/hr
Leisure and Hospitality120$19.25/hr
Other Services130$22.83/hr
Public Administration130$27.63/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northeast Balance of State 420$17.21/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 480$19.68/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 580$17.05/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 590$18.17/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 830$18.74/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 950$19.96/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 1,050$18.98/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 1,050$18.78/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 1,080$19.60/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 1,250$18.08/hr-11.2%
Southwest Minnesota 1,430$19.31/hr0.1%
Southeast Balance of State 1,460$18.59/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 1,730$18.74/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 1,870$18.63/hr-2.1%
Southeast Minnesota 1,900$18.65/hr1.9%
Central Minnesota 2,680$19.78/hr7.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 11,390$21.29/hr2.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 12,400$21.30/hrN/A
Minnesota 20,360$20.02/hr2.6%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 16,130$17.86/hr5.5%
Food Service Managers 3,540$28.13/hr6.0%
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 4,790$19.23/hr7.7%


  • Provide customer service by greeting and assisting customers and responding to customer inquiries and complaints.
  • Keep records of purchases, sales, and requisitions.
  • 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.
  • Examine products purchased for resale or received for storage to assess the condition of each product or item.