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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
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 9,110141$25.41/hr$16.56/hr$19.68/hr$24.68/hr$30.22/hr$33.88/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities16,400$23.08/hr
Financial Activities170$26.64/hr
Professional and Business Services20$21.34/hr
Education and Health Services250$25.68/hr
Leisure and Hospitality180$23.78/hr
Other Services80$24.91/hr
Public Administration290$31.66/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 390$24.23/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 390$19.38/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 440$19.93/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 570$23.78/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 740$20.37/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 740$19.82/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 960$24.29/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 990$19.50/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 1,000$19.70/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 1,120$19.61/hr-5.7%
Southeast Balance of State 1,200$19.62/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 1,420$19.70/hr-6.3%
Northwest Balance of State 1,630$19.62/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 1,670$20.09/hr-5.8%
Northwest Minnesota 1,880$19.69/hr-5.6%
Central Minnesota 2,190$21.14/hr-7.0%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 9,110$24.68/hr-6.2%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 10,510$24.64/hrN/A
Minnesota 17,490$23.51/hr-5.9%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Personal Service Managers, All Other 130$29.77/hrN/A
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 14,880$20.51/hr17.8%
Food Service Managers 2,510$30.08/hr15.4%
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 1,770$24.77/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.