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 58036$32.37/hr$21.28/hr$25.36/hr$31.46/hr$39.58/hr$45.82/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and Mining80$32.12/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities2,880$32.62/hr
Financial Activities350$25.63/hr
Professional and Business Services390$35.18/hr
Education and Health Services300$29.77/hr
Leisure and Hospitality160$27.91/hr
Other Services760$26.76/hr
Public Administration780$36.70/hr
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northeast Balance of State 120$30.47/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 160$31.43/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 200$37.00/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 220$34.62/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 280$33.64/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 330$30.20/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 380$30.60/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 460$32.69/hr5.8%
Northwest Balance of State 480$31.50/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 480$32.21/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 490$21.20/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 490$31.55/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 530$31.97/hr1.0%
Northwest Minnesota 580$31.46/hr9.0%
Southeast Minnesota 620$32.55/hr5.9%
Central Minnesota 1,030$28.71/hr11.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 4,200$33.73/hr5.6%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 4,660$33.99/hrN/A
Minnesota 7,410$32.70/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.