Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

53-6031 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

Service automobiles, buses, trucks, boats, and other automotive or marine vehicles with fuel, lubricants, and accessories. Collect payment for services and supplies. May lubricate vehicle, change motor oil, install antifreeze, or replace lights or other accessories, such as windshield wiper blades or fan belts. May repair or 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)
104,750 2.2 % $10.90 $22,660 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.26 $8.90 $10.05 $11.93 $14.80
Annual Wage (2) $17,180 $18,520 $20,900 $24,820 $30,790


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 39,910 4.65 $10.47 $21,770
Gasoline Stations 24,160 2.76 $10.10 $21,010
Other General Merchandise Stores 12,610 0.71 $11.39 $23,690
Automobile Dealers 8,800 0.75 $11.88 $24,700
Grocery Stores 3,730 0.14 $10.40 $21,620

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 39,910 4.65 $10.47 $21,770
Gasoline Stations 24,160 2.76 $10.10 $21,010
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers 730 0.76 $11.49 $23,900
Automobile Dealers 8,800 0.75 $11.88 $24,700
Urban Transit Systems 320 0.72 $15.07 $31,350

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government (OES Designation) 100 (7) $18.99 $39,500
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 290 0.01 $18.95 $39,410
Local Government (OES Designation) 1,070 0.02 $16.97 $35,310
Warehousing and Storage 150 0.02 $16.64 $34,610
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation (8) (8) $16.22 $33,730


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)
Texas 10,700 0.95 1.23 $11.18 $23,260
New Jersey 10,170 2.63 3.39 $9.63 $20,030
California 7,230 0.48 0.62 $12.41 $25,810
Oregon 6,550 3.89 5.02 $11.12 $23,120
Ohio 4,550 0.87 1.13 $10.66 $22,170



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)
Oregon 6,550 3.89 5.02 $11.12 $23,120
New Jersey 10,170 2.63 3.39 $9.63 $20,030
South Dakota 550 1.34 1.73 $10.57 $21,990
Maine 790 1.34 1.73 $9.64 $20,050
Indiana 3,680 1.27 1.63 $10.10 $21,010



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Montana 160 0.37 0.48 $14.20 $29,540
Hawaii 550 0.89 1.15 $13.96 $29,030
Delaware 280 0.66 0.85 $13.46 $27,990
Washington 2,440 0.84 1.09 $12.58 $26,170
California 7,230 0.48 0.62 $12.41 $25,810




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)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 3,820 0.71 0.91 $9.98 $20,760
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 3,110 2.94 3.79 $11.78 $24,510
Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 2,190 2.28 2.94 $9.13 $19,000
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 2,110 0.56 0.73 $11.44 $23,800
Baltimore-Towson, MD 2,010 1.55 2.00 $11.27 $23,440
Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division 1,980 1.98 2.55 $9.81 $20,410
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,920 0.86 1.10 $11.10 $23,080
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,810 0.63 0.82 $12.23 $25,450
Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division 1,430 2.83 3.65 $9.62 $20,010
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 1,290 1.13 1.46 $10.26 $21,350



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)
Medford, OR 410 5.28 6.81 $11.20 $23,300
Eugene-Springfield, OR 700 4.96 6.39 $10.29 $21,400
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ 260 4.41 5.69 $9.46 $19,670
Sherman-Denison, TX 180 4.38 5.65 $10.22 $21,250
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 550 4.17 5.37 $9.88 $20,540
Bend, OR 260 3.93 5.07 $10.15 $21,110
Salem, OR 570 3.84 4.95 $10.96 $22,790
Farmington, NM 160 3.27 4.22 $10.39 $21,600
Ocean City, NJ 120 3.04 3.92 $9.82 $20,420
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 3,110 2.94 3.79 $11.78 $24,510