Most control supervisors list "procedures," "facility," and "traffic control" as skills on their resumes. We go into more details on the most important control supervisor responsibilities here:
Before becoming a control supervisor, 51.0% earned their bachelor's degree. When it comes down to graduating with a master's degree, 6.6% control supervisors went for the extra education. If you're wanting to pursue this career, it may be possible to be successful with a high school degree. In fact, most control supervisors have a college degree. But about one out of every six control supervisors didn't attend college at all.
Those control supervisors who do attend college, typically earn either business degrees or accounting degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for control supervisors include criminal justice degrees or general studies degrees.
When you're ready to become a control supervisor, you might wonder which companies hire control supervisors. According to our research through control supervisor resumes, control supervisors are mostly hired by RoadSafe Traffic Systems, Rsm Co., and Lehigh Hanson. Now is a good time to apply as RoadSafe Traffic Systems has 10 control supervisors job openings, and there are 3 at Rsm Co. and 2 at Lehigh Hanson.
Since salary is important to some control supervisors, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at CITGO Petroleum, World Fuel Services, and FCA Us. If you were to take a closer look at CITGO Petroleum, you'd find that the average control supervisor salary is $103,285. Then at World Fuel Services, control supervisors receive an average salary of $95,498, while the salary at FCA Us is $89,935.
We also looked into companies who hire control supervisors from the top 100 educational institutions in the U.S. The top three companies that hire the most from these institutions include UPS, United States Army, and Michigan State University.
In general, control supervisors fulfill roles in the manufacturing and retail industries. While employment numbers are high in those industries, the control supervisor annual salary is the highest in the technology industry with $78,837 as the average salary. Meanwhile, the construction and manufacturing industries pay $74,234 and $73,139 respectively. This means that control supervisors who are employed in the technology industry make 45.0% more than control supervisors who work in the hospitality Industry.