Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
109,710 2.5 % $11.27 $23,440 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.44 $9.11 $10.36 $12.50 $15.59
Annual Wage (2) $17,550 $18,960 $21,560 $26,000 $32,420


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 43,820 4.95 $10.76 $22,370
Gasoline Stations 24,880 2.77 $10.37 $21,560
Other General Merchandise Stores 13,000 0.71 $12.26 $25,490
Automobile Dealers 9,700 0.79 $12.15 $25,280
Grocery Stores 3,580 0.13 $10.58 $22,010

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 43,820 4.95 $10.76 $22,370
Gasoline Stations 24,880 2.77 $10.37 $21,560
Automobile Dealers 9,700 0.79 $12.15 $25,280
Other General Merchandise Stores 13,000 0.71 $12.26 $25,490
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers 700 0.71 $13.13 $27,310

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 30 (7) $19.75 $41,080
State Government (OES Designation) 120 0.01 $19.39 $40,340
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 280 0.01 $19.09 $39,700
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation (8) (8) $16.85 $35,050
Local Government (OES Designation) 1,140 0.02 $16.66 $34,660


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 10,910 0.94 1.18 $11.49 $23,890
New Jersey 10,300 2.64 3.31 $9.86 $20,510
California 7,540 0.49 0.61 $12.98 $26,990
Oregon 5,910 3.41 4.28 $11.58 $24,090
Ohio 4,920 0.93 1.17 $11.41 $23,730



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 5,910 3.41 4.28 $11.58 $24,090
New Jersey 10,300 2.64 3.31 $9.86 $20,510
Maine 760 1.29 1.62 $9.62 $20,020
Maryland 3,230 1.24 1.56 $11.17 $23,240
South Dakota 490 1.18 1.48 $10.86 $22,590



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Montana 90 0.19 0.24 $15.91 $33,090
North Dakota 490 1.09 1.37 $14.23 $29,600
Alaska 310 0.96 1.21 $13.53 $28,130
Delaware 310 0.71 0.89 $13.17 $27,390
Washington 2,320 0.78 0.98 $13.13 $27,310




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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 6,190 0.95 1.20 $10.23 $21,270
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 2,670 2.45 3.08 $12.70 $26,410
Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 2,450 2.12 2.67 $9.24 $19,220
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 2,160 0.93 1.16 $12.32 $25,620
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 2,130 1.62 2.04 $10.97 $22,820
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,760 0.71 0.89 $10.68 $22,220
Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division 1,590 3.15 3.96 $9.82 $20,430
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,550 0.53 0.67 $12.30 $25,570
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,520 0.81 1.02 $11.34 $23,590
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 1,340 1.14 1.43 $10.32 $21,460