Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
336,960 1.1 % $11.51 $23,940 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.36 $9.07 $10.25 $12.81 $16.70
Annual Wage (2) $17,400 $18,870 $21,310 $26,650 $34,750


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 138,140 15.61 $10.35 $21,530
Automobile Dealers 80,200 6.56 $11.35 $23,620
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 17,220 8.80 $11.10 $23,090
Animal Slaughtering and Processing 6,900 1.42 $11.96 $24,880
Services to Buildings and Dwellings 6,390 0.31 $12.59 $26,190

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 138,140 15.61 $10.35 $21,530
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 17,220 8.80 $11.10 $23,090
Automobile Dealers 80,200 6.56 $11.35 $23,620
Charter Bus Industry 1,310 4.30 $11.65 $24,230
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers 5,450 3.76 $11.23 $23,350

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government (OES Designation) 5,270 0.10 $24.04 $50,010
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 40 0.01 $23.09 $48,030
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 260 0.01 $21.51 $44,750
Coal Mining 50 0.07 $20.55 $42,750
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 40 0.03 $19.75 $41,080


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 48,830 3.15 1.29 $11.68 $24,280
Texas 33,800 2.92 1.20 $10.96 $22,790
Florida 23,330 2.94 1.20 $10.63 $22,120
New York 17,200 1.91 0.78 $14.84 $30,870
Illinois 14,610 2.50 1.02 $11.25 $23,400



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 1,460 3.26 1.34 (8) (8)
California 48,830 3.15 1.29 $11.68 $24,280
Nebraska 2,940 3.08 1.26 $12.20 $25,370
Hawaii 1,880 3.03 1.24 $13.05 $27,150
Missouri 8,030 2.96 1.21 $10.60 $22,040



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 480 0.72 0.29 $17.48 $36,360
New York 17,200 1.91 0.78 $14.84 $30,870
Washington 7,280 2.44 1.00 $13.46 $28,000
Alaska 590 1.80 0.74 $13.45 $27,970
Hawaii 1,880 3.03 1.24 $13.05 $27,150




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 12,910 3.15 1.29 $11.67 $24,270
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 11,200 1.73 0.71 $16.58 $34,480
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 8,830 2.47 1.01 $10.94 $22,750
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 7,980 2.72 1.11 $10.89 $22,660
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 6,310 4.14 1.69 $11.47 $23,860
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 5,820 4.44 1.82 $11.43 $23,770
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 5,720 2.46 1.01 $11.42 $23,750
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 5,300 2.82 1.15 $12.17 $25,310
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 5,140 2.12 0.87 $11.68 $24,300
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 4,750 2.53 1.04 $10.78 $22,420