Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
321,740 1.1 % $11.22 $23,340 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.19 $8.80 $9.94 $12.50 $16.34
Annual Wage (2) $17,040 $18,300 $20,670 $25,990 $33,980


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 131,840 15.35 $10.05 $20,900
Automobile Dealers 76,550 6.55 $11.07 $23,020
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 15,750 8.55 $10.84 $22,540
Animal Slaughtering and Processing 7,150 1.47 $11.73 $24,400
Services to Buildings and Dwellings 7,000 0.36 $12.73 $26,490

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 131,840 15.35 $10.05 $20,900
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 15,750 8.55 $10.84 $22,540
Automobile Dealers 76,550 6.55 $11.07 $23,020
Charter Bus Industry 1,330 4.35 $11.16 $23,200
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers 5,110 3.63 $10.93 $22,740

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government (OES Designation) (8) (8) $22.88 $47,590
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 290 0.01 $20.97 $43,620
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing 40 0.01 $20.07 $41,740
Support Activities for Water Transportation 500 0.53 $19.09 $39,710
Coal Mining 50 0.07 $18.40 $38,260


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 46,960 3.11 1.30 $11.36 $23,630
Texas 32,060 2.86 1.20 $10.72 $22,300
Florida 22,210 2.90 1.22 $10.30 $21,420
New York 16,300 1.85 0.78 $14.25 $29,650
Illinois 13,810 2.39 1.01 $10.94 $22,750



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)
North Dakota 1,460 3.32 1.39 $11.85 $24,640
Nebraska 3,000 3.18 1.33 $11.82 $24,590
Arkansas 3,680 3.17 1.33 $10.18 $21,180
Nevada 3,710 3.12 1.31 $9.90 $20,590
California 46,960 3.11 1.30 $11.36 $23,630



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 480 0.70 0.30 $17.19 $35,750
New York 16,300 1.85 0.78 $14.25 $29,650
Alaska 570 1.76 0.74 $13.28 $27,630
Washington 7,030 2.42 1.02 $13.07 $27,190
Connecticut 3,190 1.94 0.81 $12.38 $25,740




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 12,830 3.16 1.33 $11.54 $23,990
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 8,670 1.61 0.68 $17.08 $35,530
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 8,270 2.20 0.93 $10.44 $21,720
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 7,340 2.58 1.08 $10.59 $22,020
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 6,060 2.71 1.14 $10.78 $22,430
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 6,000 4.04 1.70 $10.89 $22,640
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 4,670 3.74 1.57 $11.13 $23,150
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,460 2.45 1.03 $12.49 $25,980
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 4,420 4.09 1.72 $10.63 $22,110
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4,390 1.84 0.77 $10.96 $22,800