Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2010

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)
288,110 1.3 % $10.74 $22,340 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $7.72 $8.45 $9.46 $11.83 $15.44
Annual Wage (2) $16,060 $17,570 $19,680 $24,610 $32,110


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 114,870 14.41 $9.50 $19,760
Automobile Dealers 64,010 6.36 $10.69 $22,230
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 16,150 10.00 $10.24 $21,300
Animal Slaughtering and Processing 8,740 1.77 $11.06 $23,010
Services to Buildings and Dwellings 5,900 0.33 $10.73 $22,320

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 114,870 14.41 $9.50 $19,760
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 16,150 10.00 $10.24 $21,300
Automobile Dealers 64,010 6.36 $10.69 $22,230
Charter Bus Industry 1,200 3.85 $11.42 $23,750
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers 3,800 2.90 $10.50 $21,840

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Tobacco Manufacturing 240 1.39 $25.57 $53,190
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing (8) (8) $24.57 $51,100
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing 410 0.10 $20.90 $43,470
Rubber Product Manufacturing 160 0.13 $20.56 $42,760
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 180 0.12 $20.45 $42,540


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 42,580 3.04 1.34 $10.57 $21,990
Texas 25,570 2.53 1.12 $9.83 $20,440
Florida 16,330 2.30 1.01 $10.22 $21,260
New York 15,400 1.85 0.81 $13.56 $28,200
Illinois 13,200 2.39 1.05 $10.57 $21,980




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)
Missouri 8,580 3.31 1.46 $10.43 $21,700
Nebraska 2,930 3.25 1.44 $9.89 $20,560
California 42,580 3.04 1.34 $10.57 $21,990
North Dakota 1,080 3.03 1.34 $9.40 $19,550
Montana 1,280 3.01 1.33 $9.40 $19,550




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 520 0.81 0.36 $16.68 $34,700
New York 15,400 1.85 0.81 $13.56 $28,200
Connecticut 2,170 1.36 0.60 $12.40 $25,780
Washington 6,300 2.34 1.03 $12.19 $25,360
Vermont 510 1.76 0.78 $12.04 $25,040

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 13,530 3.54 1.56 $10.31 $21,450
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL Metropolitan Division 8,320 2.35 1.04 $10.68 $22,220
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 8,070 1.62 0.72 $15.88 $33,040
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 6,830 2.74 1.21 $10.12 $21,050
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 6,010 3.00 1.33 $9.85 $20,490
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4,880 2.22 0.98 $11.22 $23,330
St. Louis, MO-IL 4,760 3.79 1.67 $9.74 $20,250
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 4,610 3.36 1.48 $9.96 $20,720
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,420 1.93 0.85 $10.67 $22,190
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 4,160 3.65 1.61 $10.15 $21,120




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)
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 540 7.63 3.37 $10.14 $21,090
Lancaster, PA 1,400 6.33 2.79 $11.17 $23,230
Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ 270 6.22 2.74 $9.14 $19,010
St. George, UT 270 5.92 2.61 $9.15 $19,030
Longview, WA 200 5.87 2.59 $12.36 $25,710
Yakima, WA 450 5.64 2.49 $11.05 $22,980
Billings, MT 440 5.56 2.45 $8.97 $18,660
Danville, VA 200 5.38 2.37 $17.73 $36,880
Gainesville, GA 350 5.20 2.30 $10.60 $22,050
Sheboygan, WI 270 4.96 2.19 $15.38 $32,000