Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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)
99,370 2.3 % $12.29 $25,570 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.43 $9.53 $11.34 $14.20 $17.86
Annual Wage (2) $17,540 $19,830 $23,590 $29,530 $37,160


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 74,370 14.46 $11.86 $24,670
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 6,230 0.74 $11.80 $24,530
Other General Merchandise Stores 5,750 0.33 $15.02 $31,250
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 2,700 0.83 $13.86 $28,830
Gasoline Stations 2,390 0.28 $11.98 $24,920

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 74,370 14.46 $11.86 $24,670
Rubber Product Manufacturing 1,400 1.07 $14.47 $30,090
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 2,700 0.83 $13.86 $28,830
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 6,230 0.74 $11.80 $24,530
Other General Merchandise Stores 5,750 0.33 $15.02 $31,250

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Metal Ore Mining 40 0.10 $27.12 $56,400
Local Government (OES Designation) 260 (7) $18.55 $38,580
Elementary and Secondary Schools 50 (7) $17.57 $36,540
Warehousing and Storage 40 0.01 $16.91 $35,180
General Freight Trucking 950 0.10 $16.08 $33,450


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 10,230 0.70 0.93 $13.89 $28,900
Texas 8,870 0.81 1.08 $11.97 $24,900
Florida 7,820 1.05 1.40 $9.91 $20,610
Georgia 3,760 0.97 1.29 $11.69 $24,320
Illinois 3,720 0.65 0.87 $13.28 $27,630




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)
Idaho 1,180 1.93 2.57 $13.32 $27,700
Wyoming 450 1.61 2.15 $13.48 $28,030
Montana 670 1.53 2.05 $12.53 $26,070
Alabama 2,710 1.47 1.96 $10.84 $22,550
Oklahoma 2,200 1.41 1.89 $11.32 $23,550




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nevada 980 0.85 1.13 $14.81 $30,810
Washington 2,900 1.03 1.37 $14.81 $30,800
Hawaii 360 0.61 0.81 $14.65 $30,460
Rhode Island (8) (8) (8) $14.20 $29,540
New York 2,390 0.28 0.37 $14.09 $29,310





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)
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 2,780 0.75 1.00 $13.80 $28,710
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 2,180 0.94 1.26 $11.80 $24,540
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,890 0.88 1.17 $12.48 $25,950
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,850 1.54 2.05 $13.80 $28,710
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1,720 0.97 1.29 $12.00 $24,960
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 1,630 1.41 1.89 $9.37 $19,500
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,500 0.38 0.50 $14.81 $30,810
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,490 0.54 0.72 $12.18 $25,320
Jacksonville, FL 1,130 1.93 2.57 $9.52 $19,810
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,090 0.21 0.28 $15.16 $31,530




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)
Decatur, AL 220 4.13 5.51 $10.11 $21,020
Pocatello, ID 100 2.92 3.90 $12.06 $25,080
Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL 140 2.64 3.53 $10.55 $21,940
Redding, CA 140 2.42 3.23 $15.19 $31,590
Great Falls, MT 80 2.38 3.17 $12.30 $25,580
Coeur d'Alene, ID 120 2.28 3.05 $12.08 $25,130
Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL 100 2.28 3.04 $11.80 $24,540
Dothan, AL 120 2.23 2.97 $11.05 $22,980
Odessa, TX 160 2.19 2.93 $12.95 $26,930
Gulfport-Biloxi, MS 210 2.14 2.86 $11.65 $24,240