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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
Southwest Minnesota 1,59057$23.51/hr$17.12/hr$18.50/hr$21.84/hr$25.63/hr$31.10/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities18,380$23.05/hr
Financial Activities160$29.40/hr
Professional and Business Services130$33.94/hr
Education and Health Services150$25.63/hr
Leisure and Hospitality250$22.93/hr
Other Services250$28.72/hr
Public Administration450$25.46/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 390$23.03/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 500$22.46/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 510$19.86/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 550$22.91/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 800$22.81/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 880$22.57/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 910$23.26/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 1,090$22.41/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 1,140$21.40/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 1,310$22.23/hr-5.7%
Southeast Balance of State 1,460$22.03/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 1,590$21.84/hr-6.3%
Northwest Balance of State 1,970$22.30/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 1,980$22.19/hr-5.8%
Northwest Minnesota 2,260$22.30/hr-5.6%
Central Minnesota 2,700$22.78/hr-7.0%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 9,950$23.94/hr-6.2%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 11,570$23.87/hrN/A
Minnesota 19,950$23.18/hr-5.9%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Personal Service Managers, All Other N/AN/AN/A
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 17,860$21.39/hr17.8%
Food Service Managers 1,090$35.67/hr15.4%
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 2,020$25.81/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.