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 EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 60056$32.26/hr$20.39/hr$24.51/hr$31.86/hr$40.29/hr$46.75/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and Mining50$34.60/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities2,590$34.05/hr
Financial Activities350$30.07/hr
Professional and Business Services670$36.03/hr
Education and Health Services280$30.09/hr
Leisure and Hospitality130$26.86/hr
Other Services800$26.29/hr
Public Administration720$38.24/hr
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northeast Balance of State 130$33.41/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 150$34.05/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 160$35.54/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 210$35.46/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 250$34.33/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 270$33.58/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 440$31.53/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 470$33.73/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 470$23.68/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 480$34.59/hr5.8%
Northwest Balance of State 500$31.71/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 500$31.57/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 510$33.68/hr1.0%
Northwest Minnesota 600$31.86/hr9.0%
Southeast Minnesota 610$32.33/hr5.9%
Central Minnesota 1,110$31.35/hr11.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 4,310$35.27/hr5.6%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 4,790$35.30/hrN/A
Minnesota 7,460$34.31/hr7.1%

  • 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.