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
Southeast Minnesota 61045$33.48/hr$20.81/hr$25.94/hr$32.33/hr$39.65/hr$48.28/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 Click link for details 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.