Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

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)
290,780 1.1 % $10.87 $22,600 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $7.93 $8.59 $9.54 $11.86 $15.58
Annual Wage (2) $16,500 $17,860 $19,850 $24,660 $32,410


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 115,800 14.30 $9.59 $19,960
Automobile Dealers 64,190 6.15 $10.75 $22,370
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 15,690 9.55 $10.51 $21,850
Animal Slaughtering and Processing 8,500 1.73 $11.32 $23,540
Services to Buildings and Dwellings 5,480 0.31 $11.26 $23,420

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 115,800 14.30 $9.59 $19,960
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 15,690 9.55 $10.51 $21,850
Automobile Dealers 64,190 6.15 $10.75 $22,370
Charter Bus Industry 1,220 3.93 $11.31 $23,530
Support Activities for Rail Transportation 810 3.50 $11.97 $24,890

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government (OES Designation) 5,120 0.09 $21.17 $44,030
Rubber Product Manufacturing 160 0.12 $20.87 $43,410
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 330 0.02 $20.57 $42,780
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing 110 0.04 $20.41 $42,460
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying 40 0.04 $20.04 $41,670


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 41,120 2.93 1.29 $10.79 $22,440
Texas 28,300 2.75 1.21 $10.04 $20,890
Florida 16,390 2.29 1.01 $10.11 $21,040
New York 15,610 1.85 0.82 $14.06 $29,250
Illinois 13,430 2.41 1.06 $10.77 $22,410




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 1,230 3.30 1.46 $10.48 $21,810
Arkansas 3,540 3.11 1.37 $10.22 $21,260
Delaware 1,240 3.06 1.35 $11.06 $23,010
Idaho 1,740 2.94 1.30 $10.37 $21,560
Minnesota 7,590 2.93 1.29 $11.30 $23,500




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 490 0.75 0.33 $17.11 $35,590
New York 15,610 1.85 0.82 $14.06 $29,250
New Jersey 7,020 1.86 0.82 $12.56 $26,130
Massachusetts 2,980 0.94 0.42 $12.35 $25,690
Connecticut 2,400 1.49 0.66 $12.24 $25,460





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 12,410 3.25 1.43 $10.60 $22,050
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 8,390 2.34 1.03 $10.88 $22,640
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 7,920 3.11 1.37 $10.35 $21,530
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 7,800 1.54 0.68 $17.40 $36,190
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 6,500 3.18 1.40 $10.03 $20,860
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4,600 2.06 0.91 $10.42 $21,680
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 4,350 3.14 1.39 $10.24 $21,300
St. Louis, MO-IL 4,340 3.42 1.51 $10.12 $21,050
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 4,250 2.50 1.10 $10.19 $21,190
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,220 2.47 1.09 $11.54 $24,010