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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
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 4,66090$43.52/hr$28.85/hr$33.47/hr$42.13/hr$50.99/hr$59.70/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and Mining70$51.32/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities3,080$41.09/hr
Financial Activities410$39.69/hr
Professional and Business Services560$40.87/hr
Education and Health Services380$34.89/hr
Leisure and Hospitality290$30.37/hr
Other Services990$35.19/hr
Public Administration850$42.75/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State 150$38.65/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 180$38.84/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 190$37.89/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 260$37.65/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 320$37.79/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 350$38.73/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 460$38.86/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 470$39.84/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 470$36.92/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 490$39.86/hr2.1%
Southeast Balance of State 510$38.81/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 650$38.37/hr4.8%
Southwest Minnesota 660$37.57/hr3.8%
Northwest Balance of State 660$37.89/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 750$37.72/hr2.4%
Central Minnesota 1,030$38.65/hr2.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 4,660$42.13/hr2.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 5,340$41.64/hrN/A
Minnesota 8,720$40.21/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.