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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 4,01084$40.26/hr$26.07/hr$32.02/hr$39.46/hr$48.31/hr$52.34/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and Mining40$42.33/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities2,200$39.63/hr
Financial Activities510$31.87/hr
Professional and Business Services480$38.84/hr
Education and Health Services360$33.57/hr
Leisure and Hospitality220$28.90/hr
Other Services960$37.89/hr
Public Administration760$39.88/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State 140$38.40/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 150$39.24/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 190$36.67/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 240$36.88/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 250$37.00/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 290$37.26/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 340$38.40/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 400$38.91/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 440$38.72/hr2.1%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 450$38.97/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 450$38.77/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 570$38.58/hr3.8%
Southeast Minnesota 580$38.15/hr4.8%
Northwest Balance of State 590$35.52/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 660$36.20/hr2.4%
Central Minnesota 810$39.10/hr2.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 4,010$39.46/hr2.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 4,570$39.46/hrN/A
Minnesota 7,340$39.16/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.