Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

53-6031 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

Service automobiles, buses, trucks, boats, and other automotive or marine vehicles with fuel, lubricants, and accessories. Collect payment for services and supplies. May lubricate vehicle, change motor oil, install antifreeze, or replace lights or other accessories, such as windshield wiper blades or fan belts. May repair or 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)
112,970 1.9 % $10.56 $21,960 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.02 $8.74 $9.84 $11.62 $14.34
Annual Wage (2) $16,680 $18,180 $20,470 $24,180 $29,820


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 40,660 4.85 $10.27 $21,350
Gasoline Stations 24,770 2.89 $9.63 $20,030
Other General Merchandise Stores 20,800 1.18 $10.81 $22,490
Automobile Dealers 7,530 0.67 $11.61 $24,140
Grocery Stores 3,750 0.15 $10.48 $21,790

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 40,660 4.85 $10.27 $21,350
Gasoline Stations 24,770 2.89 $9.63 $20,030
Other General Merchandise Stores 20,800 1.18 $10.81 $22,490
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers 700 0.73 $11.72 $24,370
Automobile Dealers 7,530 0.67 $11.61 $24,140

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 280 0.01 $18.93 $39,370
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers 40 0.02 $17.13 $35,630
State Government (OES Designation) 40 (7) $15.79 $32,850
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation (8) (8) $15.77 $32,810
Local Government (OES Designation) 880 0.02 $15.76 $32,780


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 10,970 1.01 1.18 $10.54 $21,920
New Jersey 10,470 2.74 3.22 $9.08 $18,880
California 7,970 0.54 0.64 $12.06 $25,080
Oregon 7,080 4.32 5.07 $10.42 $21,670
Ohio 5,000 0.98 1.15 $10.57 $21,990




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)
Oregon 7,080 4.32 5.07 $10.42 $21,670
New Jersey 10,470 2.74 3.22 $9.08 $18,880
Maine 1,070 1.83 2.15 $9.24 $19,230
South Dakota 630 1.56 1.83 $10.86 $22,590
Indiana 4,260 1.49 1.75 $9.80 $20,390




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii 500 0.84 0.98 $14.59 $30,340
Montana 190 0.44 0.51 $13.32 $27,710
Washington 2,490 0.88 1.03 $12.29 $25,570
Delaware 290 0.70 0.82 $12.09 $25,150
Alaska 420 1.30 1.53 $12.06 $25,090





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)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 3,810 0.73 0.85 $9.82 $20,430
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 3,060 2.98 3.50 $10.87 $22,610
Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division 2,340 2.38 2.79 $9.29 $19,320
Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 2,150 2.24 2.63 $8.58 $17,850
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,920 0.70 0.82 $11.12 $23,130
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 1,900 0.51 0.60 $11.09 $23,070
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,740 1.45 1.70 $11.75 $24,450
Baltimore-Towson, MD 1,730 1.35 1.58 $11.14 $23,170
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,680 0.78 0.91 $10.56 $21,970
Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division 1,520 3.03 3.56 $8.85 $18,420