Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

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)
96,880 2.1 % $12.23 $25,440 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.34 $9.41 $11.25 $14.11 $17.85
Annual Wage (2) $17,350 $19,580 $23,410 $29,340 $37,120


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 72,260 14.17 $11.79 $24,530
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 6,160 0.75 $11.56 $24,040
Other General Merchandise Stores 5,720 0.35 $14.80 $30,790
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 2,650 0.84 $14.20 $29,540
Automobile Dealers 2,140 0.20 $13.08 $27,200

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 72,260 14.17 $11.79 $24,530
Rubber Product Manufacturing 1,510 1.17 $15.13 $31,470
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 2,650 0.84 $14.20 $29,540
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 6,160 0.75 $11.56 $24,040
Other General Merchandise Stores 5,720 0.35 $14.80 $30,790

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Metal Ore Mining 60 0.15 $29.61 $61,580
Coal Mining 70 0.08 $20.34 $42,310
Local Government (OES Designation) 270 (7) $18.55 $38,580
Elementary and Secondary Schools 30 (7) $18.04 $37,530
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers 110 0.01 $15.73 $32,730


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 10,690 0.75 1.00 $13.71 $28,520
Texas 7,810 0.74 0.99 $11.67 $24,280
Florida 7,440 1.02 1.38 $10.03 $20,860
Georgia 3,400 0.89 1.20 $11.91 $24,770
Michigan 3,210 0.82 1.10 $12.06 $25,090




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)
Idaho 1,160 1.94 2.61 $13.23 $27,510
Wyoming 530 1.91 2.57 $13.53 $28,130
Alabama 2,630 1.44 1.94 $10.70 $22,260
Montana 610 1.40 1.88 $12.73 $26,480
Utah 1,520 1.27 1.70 $12.32 $25,630




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nevada 1,040 0.92 1.24 $15.51 $32,260
Washington 2,580 0.93 1.25 $15.35 $31,930
Hawaii 430 0.73 0.99 $15.23 $31,670
Rhode Island (8) (8) (8) $14.20 $29,530
California 10,690 0.75 1.00 $13.71 $28,520





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)
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 2,060 0.57 0.76 $12.88 $26,780
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1,990 1.15 1.55 $11.55 $24,030
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,920 0.49 0.67 $15.72 $32,690
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,920 0.85 1.14 $12.00 $24,960
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,550 1.34 1.80 $12.96 $26,950
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,530 0.73 0.98 $11.77 $24,480
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,440 0.54 0.73 $11.45 $23,820
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 1,280 1.04 1.40 $13.14 $27,330
Jacksonville, FL 1,260 2.18 2.93 $9.79 $20,360
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,100 0.21 0.29 $13.99 $29,100




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)
Decatur, AL 200 3.81 5.13 $9.75 $20,280
Danville, VA 110 3.00 4.03 $12.73 $26,470
Pocatello, ID 90 2.72 3.66 $12.48 $25,950
Albany, GA 160 2.71 3.65 $10.47 $21,770
Lewiston, ID-WA 60 2.64 3.54 $13.01 $27,060
Dothan, AL 150 2.60 3.50 $10.22 $21,260
El Centro, CA 130 2.45 3.29 $11.55 $24,030
Greeley, CO 190 2.37 3.19 $16.22 $33,730
Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL 120 2.35 3.16 $11.26 $23,430
Redding, CA 130 2.26 3.03 $15.06 $31,320