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
Southeast Minnesota 1,850118$21.36/hr$13.51/hr$16.56/hr$19.95/hr$25.63/hr$30.68/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities18,260$20.75/hr
Financial Activities170$24.60/hr
Professional and Business Services260$20.52/hr
Education and Health Services150$23.45/hr
Leisure and Hospitality160$18.56/hr
Other Services140$22.40/hr
Public Administration140$28.13/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northeast Balance of State 420$16.71/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 470$19.57/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 540$18.20/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 610$18.04/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 760$20.06/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 850$20.45/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 1,020$20.35/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 1,020$22.67/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 1,120$19.03/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 1,280$18.50/hr-11.2%
Southwest Minnesota 1,300$19.95/hr0.1%
Southeast Balance of State 1,340$19.69/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 1,710$19.60/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 1,850$19.95/hr1.9%
Northwest Minnesota 1,980$19.53/hr-2.1%
Central Minnesota 2,490$21.14/hr7.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 10,780$21.87/hr2.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 11,830$21.84/hrN/A
Minnesota 19,370$20.88/hr2.6%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 17,270$17.98/hr5.5%
Food Service Managers 3,870$27.88/hr6.0%
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 21,470$29.47/hr1.6%

  • 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.