Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers

Repair and replace tires.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
94,740 2.2 % $12.19 $25,350 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.27 $9.41 $11.27 $14.06 $17.84
Annual Wage (2) $17,200 $19,570 $23,440 $29,250 $37,100


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 71,220 14.27 $11.86 $24,670
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 6,710 0.83 $11.24 $23,380
Other General Merchandise Stores 5,690 0.37 $14.40 $29,950
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 2,390 0.76 $14.02 $29,150
Automobile Dealers 1,900 0.18 $12.86 $26,750

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 71,220 14.27 $11.86 $24,670
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 6,710 0.83 $11.24 $23,380
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 2,390 0.76 $14.02 $29,150
Rubber Product Manufacturing 940 0.76 $15.28 $31,780
Other General Merchandise Stores 5,690 0.37 $14.40 $29,950

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Metal Ore Mining 70 0.19 $27.77 $57,760
Coal Mining 70 0.09 $19.75 $41,070
Local Government (OES Designation) 300 0.01 $17.78 $36,980
Urban Transit Systems 60 0.13 $15.70 $32,650
Rubber Product Manufacturing 940 0.76 $15.28 $31,780


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 10,350 0.74 1.00 $13.99 $29,100
Texas 8,100 0.79 1.06 $12.15 $25,280
Florida 7,150 1.00 1.35 $10.11 $21,040
Georgia 3,660 0.97 1.31 $11.46 $23,850
Illinois 3,090 0.56 0.75 $12.83 $26,690




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Wyoming 520 1.92 2.59 $13.24 $27,540
Idaho 1,040 1.75 2.37 $12.95 $26,930
Utah 2,010 1.72 2.33 $11.61 $24,140
Montana 570 1.35 1.82 $12.73 $26,480
Nevada 1,330 1.20 1.62 $13.71 $28,510




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii 400 0.70 0.95 $16.09 $33,470
Washington 2,390 0.88 1.19 $14.94 $31,080
Rhode Island 190 0.41 0.56 $14.71 $30,590
California 10,350 0.74 1.00 $13.99 $29,100
Alaska 250 0.79 1.07 $13.75 $28,590





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 2,430 0.64 0.86 $14.78 $30,740
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 2,150 0.97 1.31 $11.38 $23,660
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2,010 0.79 1.07 $12.81 $26,650
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 2,000 0.56 0.76 $13.30 $27,670
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1,670 0.98 1.33 $11.27 $23,440
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,510 1.32 1.79 $13.14 $27,330
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 1,190 0.99 1.34 $12.78 $26,590
Baltimore-Towson, MD 1,050 0.84 1.14 $13.40 $27,870
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,030 0.60 0.82 $12.05 $25,060
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division 1,030 1.05 1.43 $8.96 $18,640




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Albany, GA 170 2.92 3.95 $10.48 $21,790
Evansville, IN-KY 460 2.74 3.71 $11.86 $24,660
Pocatello, ID 90 2.60 3.52 $12.83 $26,680
Dothan, AL 140 2.41 3.26 $10.31 $21,450
Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL 120 2.32 3.14 $11.54 $24,010
Yakima, WA 180 2.25 3.05 $14.81 $30,810
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA 80 2.23 3.01 $12.43 $25,850
Logan, UT-ID 100 2.16 2.92 $11.46 $23,840
Jacksonville, NC 100 2.16 2.93 $10.10 $21,000
Lewiston, ID-WA 50 2.12 2.88 $12.35 $25,690