Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

Wash or otherwise clean vehicles, machinery, and other equipment. Use such materials as water, cleaning agents, brushes, cloths, and hoses. Excludes "Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners" (37-2011).


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)
302,960 1.1 % $10.87 $22,620 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.00 $8.61 $9.54 $11.94 $15.64
Annual Wage (2) $16,640 $17,910 $19,850 $24,830 $32,530


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 Repair and Maintenance 121,760 14.75 $9.59 $19,960
Automobile Dealers 69,340 6.43 $10.82 $22,500
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 14,980 8.75 $10.50 $21,830
Animal Slaughtering and Processing 7,680 1.58 $11.35 $23,610
Local Government (OES Designation) 5,160 0.09 $21.49 $44,690

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 Repair and Maintenance 121,760 14.75 $9.59 $19,960
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 14,980 8.75 $10.50 $21,830
Automobile Dealers 69,340 6.43 $10.82 $22,500
Charter Bus Industry 1,270 4.19 $11.37 $23,640
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers 4,030 3.07 $10.59 $22,020

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government (OES Designation) 5,160 0.09 $21.49 $44,690
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 40 0.04 $21.19 $44,070
Rubber Product Manufacturing 160 0.13 $21.17 $44,030
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing 110 0.04 $21.14 $43,970
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 340 0.02 $20.84 $43,350


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 44,180 3.09 1.33 $10.88 $22,640
Texas 29,310 2.77 1.19 $10.08 $20,970
Florida 18,520 2.55 1.10 $9.97 $20,740
New York 15,580 1.82 0.78 $14.27 $29,680
Illinois 13,570 2.41 1.03 $10.93 $22,740




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)
Arkansas 4,120 3.57 1.54 $10.08 $20,960
North Dakota 1,370 3.40 1.46 $10.81 $22,490
California 44,180 3.09 1.33 $10.88 $22,640
Nevada 3,410 3.02 1.30 $9.80 $20,390
Indiana 8,410 2.99 1.29 $10.34 $21,510




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 470 0.72 0.31 $16.72 $34,780
New York 15,580 1.82 0.78 $14.27 $29,680
New Hampshire 1,060 1.72 0.74 $12.43 $25,850
Washington 6,280 2.27 0.98 $12.40 $25,800
Connecticut 2,840 1.75 0.75 $12.40 $25,800





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 13,160 3.40 1.46 $10.78 $22,410
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 8,260 3.13 1.35 $10.28 $21,380
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 8,240 2.26 0.97 $10.90 $22,680
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 8,030 1.56 0.67 $17.42 $36,240
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 6,570 3.13 1.35 $10.27 $21,360
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 4,790 3.40 1.46 $10.69 $22,230
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 4,680 2.70 1.16 $10.51 $21,870
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4,560 2.01 0.87 $10.55 $21,940
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,450 1.90 0.82 $9.88 $20,540
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3,950 3.41 1.46 $10.28 $21,390