Career Profiles and Employment Projections
First-Line Supervisors of Laborers, and Material Movers
First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers (Hand)
Top 3 material moving supervisor Jobs
- DSA Detection
- North Andover, MA
Unload trucks and record incoming merchandise or material against purchase orders with strong attention to detail
• Utilize pallet jacks and
Household Moving Supervisor I (Bi-lingual)
- Nissin International
- Marysville, OH
Must keep accurate notes per shipment. Must update notes accordingly.
• Advise Manager of any delays, problems and/or question any irregularities
- Elmhurst, IL
Locates and moves material as required on pick lists or other documentation.
Transfers and consolidates materials to new locations.
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What They Do
Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of helpers, laborers, or material movers.
- 2014 employment: 173,100
- May 2015 median annual wage: $46,960
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: 3,800
- Growth rate: 2 percent (Slower than average)
How to Become One
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
- Work experience in a related occupation: Less than 5 years
- Typical on-the-job training: None
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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.