Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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)
311,940 1.1 % $11.05 $22,980 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.05 $8.66 $9.72 $12.30 $16.09
Annual Wage (2) $16,740 $18,020 $20,230 $25,580 $33,470


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 124,620 14.87 $9.76 $20,290
Automobile Dealers 72,780 6.50 $10.98 $22,830
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 16,390 9.23 $10.75 $22,360
Animal Slaughtering and Processing 6,960 1.44 $11.58 $24,090
Gasoline Stations 5,360 0.63 $9.67 $20,120

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 124,620 14.87 $9.76 $20,290
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 16,390 9.23 $10.75 $22,360
Automobile Dealers 72,780 6.50 $10.98 $22,830
Charter Bus Industry 1,300 4.31 $11.14 $23,170
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers 4,690 3.47 $10.71 $22,280

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing (8) (8) $24.82 $51,610
Local Government (OES Designation) (8) (8) $22.39 $46,570
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 280 0.01 $21.34 $44,380
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing 30 0.01 $20.97 $43,610
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 30 0.01 $20.68 $43,020


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 44,600 3.03 1.29 $11.20 $23,300
Texas 32,630 2.99 1.27 $10.41 $21,640
Florida 19,930 2.67 1.14 $10.00 $20,790
New York 15,760 1.82 0.78 $14.20 $29,540
Illinois 12,850 2.25 0.96 $10.93 $22,720




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)
Nebraska 3,210 3.46 1.47 $10.97 $22,810
Arkansas 3,890 3.38 1.44 $9.99 $20,790
North Dakota 1,400 3.31 1.40 $11.57 $24,060
Hawaii 1,890 3.14 1.34 $11.89 $24,720
Indiana 8,910 3.12 1.33 $10.81 $22,490




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 450 0.67 0.29 $17.28 $35,940
New York 15,760 1.82 0.78 $14.20 $29,540
Alaska 710 2.19 0.93 $13.02 $27,080
Washington 6,670 2.36 1.00 $12.82 $26,660
New Hampshire 1,140 1.84 0.78 $12.36 $25,720





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 12,920 3.25 1.38 $11.06 $23,000
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 9,220 3.34 1.42 $10.19 $21,200
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 8,490 1.62 0.69 $17.03 $35,410
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 7,850 2.12 0.90 $10.59 $22,030
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 6,370 2.97 1.26 $10.57 $21,990
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 4,970 3.42 1.46 $11.15 $23,190
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4,310 1.87 0.79 $10.59 $22,020
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 4,270 2.40 1.02 $10.62 $22,080
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,230 1.79 0.76 $10.23 $21,280
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,170 2.33 0.99 $11.98 $24,920