Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers

Repair and 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)
107,500 2.3 % $12.65 $26,310 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.77 $9.79 $11.65 $14.49 $18.26
Annual Wage (2) $18,240 $20,370 $24,220 $30,130 $37,990


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 Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 82,020 15.16 $12.26 $25,500
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 6,460 0.73 $12.11 $25,180
Other General Merchandise Stores 5,860 0.32 $14.95 $31,090
Automobile Dealers 3,070 0.25 $13.34 $27,740
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 2,880 0.88 $13.93 $28,970

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 Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 82,020 15.16 $12.26 $25,500
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 2,880 0.88 $13.93 $28,970
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 6,460 0.73 $12.11 $25,180
Other General Merchandise Stores 5,860 0.32 $14.95 $31,090
Automobile Dealers 3,070 0.25 $13.34 $27,740

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Metal Ore Mining 50 0.11 $28.01 $58,270
Local Government (OES Designation) 240 (7) $19.29 $40,110
Elementary and Secondary Schools 30 (7) $18.23 $37,910
Waste Collection 40 0.03 $17.40 $36,180
Warehousing and Storage 40 0.01 $17.21 $35,790


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 11,290 0.98 1.25 $12.41 $25,820
California 9,800 0.63 0.81 $13.81 $28,720
Florida 8,330 1.05 1.35 $10.14 $21,090
Tennessee 4,080 1.45 1.86 $15.59 $32,430
Ohio 3,780 0.72 0.92 $11.81 $24,570



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)
Montana 840 1.88 2.41 $13.48 $28,040
Idaho 1,010 1.57 2.02 $13.77 $28,650
Alabama 2,900 1.54 1.97 $11.56 $24,040
Tennessee 4,080 1.45 1.86 $15.59 $32,430
Wyoming 400 1.42 1.82 $14.29 $29,730



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii 200 0.33 0.42 $15.63 $32,510
Tennessee 4,080 1.45 1.86 $15.59 $32,430
Rhode Island 90 0.19 0.24 $15.56 $32,370
New York 2,060 0.23 0.29 $15.01 $31,220
Vermont 90 0.29 0.38 $14.54 $30,240




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)
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,480 0.85 1.09 $12.82 $26,670
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 2,250 0.63 0.81 $13.49 $28,060
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 2,070 2.34 3.00 $18.52 $38,520
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 2,030 0.87 1.12 $12.32 $25,630
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,020 0.31 0.40 $14.80 $30,790
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,000 1.07 1.37 $12.22 $25,420
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,970 1.51 1.93 $13.12 $27,290
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,600 0.39 0.50 $14.89 $30,960
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 1,500 1.23 1.58 $9.60 $19,960
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 1,370 0.89 1.14 $14.31 $29,760