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Occupational Employment Statistics


49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers. Excludes team or work leaders.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Central Minnesota 1,06041$40.35/hr$25.92/hr$30.71/hr$37.27/hr$44.97/hr$52.32/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and Mining60$49.63/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities2,740$39.61/hr
Financial Activities440$30.99/hr
Professional and Business Services690$30.68/hr
Education and Health Services380$32.91/hr
Leisure and Hospitality250$30.73/hr
Other Services1,220$32.39/hr
Public Administration920$39.98/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State 160N/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 200$36.50/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 210$35.75/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 270$35.38/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 290$37.17/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 340$35.82/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 450$36.73/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 480$36.74/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 510$36.05/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 510$35.93/hr2.1%
Southeast Balance of State 560$36.83/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 680$34.06/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 710$36.54/hr4.8%
Southwest Minnesota 720$36.02/hr3.8%
Northwest Minnesota 790$34.31/hr2.4%
Central Minnesota 1,060$37.27/hr2.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 4,660$39.37/hr2.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 5,400$39.02/hrN/A
Minnesota 8,870$37.79/hr3.0%

  • Monitor employees' work levels and review work performance.
  • Determine schedules, sequences, and assignments for work activities, based on work priority, quantity of equipment, and skill of personnel.
  • Monitor tool and part inventories and the condition and maintenance of shops to ensure adequate working conditions.
  • Inspect, test, and measure completed work, using devices such as hand tools or gauges to verify conformance to standards or repair requirements.
  • Inspect and monitor work areas, examine tools and equipment, and provide employee safety training to prevent, detect, and correct unsafe conditions or violations of procedures and safety rules.
  • Requisition materials and supplies, such as tools, equipment, or replacement parts.
  • Perform skilled repair or maintenance operations, using equipment such as hand or power tools, hydraulic presses or shears, or welding equipment.
  • Examine objects, systems, or facilities and analyze information to determine needed installations, services, or repairs.
  • Confer with personnel, such as management, engineering, quality control, customer, or union workers' representatives, to coordinate work activities, resolve employee grievances, or identify and review resource needs.
  • Meet with vendors or suppliers to discuss products used in repair work.