Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
100,510 2.2 % $12.31 $25,610 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.53 $9.62 $11.41 $14.17 $17.78
Annual Wage (2) $17,740 $20,020 $23,730 $29,480 $36,970


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 77,130 14.54 $11.93 $24,810
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 6,020 0.70 $12.10 $25,170
Other General Merchandise Stores 5,720 0.32 $14.94 $31,070
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 2,550 0.77 $13.74 $28,570
Automobile Dealers 2,190 0.19 $12.69 $26,400

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 77,130 14.54 $11.93 $24,810
Rubber Product Manufacturing 1,220 0.93 $13.46 $27,990
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 2,550 0.77 $13.74 $28,570
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 6,020 0.70 $12.10 $25,170
Other General Merchandise Stores 5,720 0.32 $14.94 $31,070

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Metal Ore Mining 40 0.09 $28.80 $59,910
Local Government (OES Designation) 240 (7) $18.62 $38,730
Warehousing and Storage 40 (7) $17.73 $36,870
Elementary and Secondary Schools 30 (7) $17.65 $36,710
General Freight Trucking 910 0.09 $16.01 $33,300


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 10,790 0.96 1.29 $11.93 $24,820
California 10,570 0.70 0.94 $13.45 $27,970
Florida 7,770 1.01 1.36 $10.06 $20,930
Ohio 3,420 0.66 0.88 $11.77 $24,480
Georgia 3,260 0.82 1.10 $11.89 $24,730



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 700 1.59 2.14 $12.88 $26,800
Idaho 970 1.54 2.07 $12.73 $26,480
Alabama 2,840 1.53 2.05 $11.17 $23,240
Alaska 440 1.36 1.83 $13.66 $28,410
Oklahoma 1,950 1.24 1.66 $10.90 $22,680



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nevada 860 0.72 0.97 $15.80 $32,860
Rhode Island (8) (8) (8) $14.83 $30,850
Hawaii 220 0.36 0.49 $14.60 $30,370
Vermont (8) (8) (8) $14.55 $30,260
Washington 3,150 1.09 1.46 $14.50 $30,160




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)
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 2,440 1.09 1.47 $11.94 $24,840
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,910 0.67 0.91 $12.27 $25,510
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 1,900 0.51 0.68 $13.50 $28,090
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,880 1.51 2.02 $12.38 $25,750
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1,860 1.02 1.37 $12.19 $25,360
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,680 0.70 0.94 $12.71 $26,440
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,650 0.41 0.55 $14.98 $31,160
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 1,510 1.28 1.72 $9.48 $19,710
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,360 0.25 0.34 $15.52 $32,280
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division 1,190 1.66 2.24 $13.70 $28,500



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)
San Angelo, TX 170 3.68 4.94 $14.32 $29,790
Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ 150 3.31 4.45 $10.22 $21,260
Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL 170 3.18 4.28 $10.38 $21,600
Decatur, AL 160 3.04 4.09 $10.51 $21,870
Great Falls, MT 110 3.02 4.05 $13.23 $27,520
Fairbanks, AK 90 2.63 3.54 $14.38 $29,920
Longview, WA 90 2.60 3.50 $13.42 $27,900
Odessa, TX 190 2.57 3.46 $15.31 $31,850
Gulfport-Biloxi, MS 260 2.53 3.40 $12.94 $26,910
Chico, CA 170 2.41 3.24 $12.29 $25,570