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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

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 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
Industry profile for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
Geographic profile for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

National estimates for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
341,660 1.2 % $ 14.14 $ 29,400 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 9.52 $ 11.24 $ 13.29 $ 15.70 $ 19.53
Annual Wage (2) $ 19,810 $ 23,380 $ 27,640 $ 32,660 $ 40,610


Industry profile for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 133,610 15.08 $ 13.02 $ 27,070
Automobile Dealers 79,370 6.63 $ 13.71 $ 28,510
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 18,220 9.35 $ 13.87 $ 28,850
Services to Buildings and Dwellings 14,240 0.67 $ 14.61 $ 30,390
Support Activities for Air Transportation 8,380 4.04 $ 15.04 $ 31,270

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 133,610 15.08 $ 13.02 $ 27,070
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 18,220 9.35 $ 13.87 $ 28,850
Automobile Dealers 79,370 6.63 $ 13.71 $ 28,510
Charter Bus Industry 940 4.35 $ 14.24 $ 29,620
Support Activities for Air Transportation 8,380 4.04 $ 15.04 $ 31,270

Top paying industries for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Coal Mining 70 0.16 $ 26.11 $ 54,300
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 5,440 0.10 $ 24.52 $ 51,000
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 260 0.01 $ 24.40 $ 50,760
Couriers and Express Delivery Services 2,250 0.29 $ 23.41 $ 48,690
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 240 0.01 $ 20.17 $ 41,960


Geographic profile for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 48,620 2.96 1.20 $ 15.81 $ 32,880
Texas 33,010 2.73 1.11 $ 12.45 $ 25,890
Florida 23,670 2.80 1.14 $ 13.13 $ 27,320
New York 16,970 1.95 0.80 $ 18.24 $ 37,930
Illinois 14,030 2.49 1.01 $ 13.69 $ 28,480




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Arkansas 4,730 4.02 1.64 $ 13.10 $ 27,260
Nebraska 3,290 3.49 1.42 $ 14.40 $ 29,960
Hawaii 1,990 3.47 1.41 $ 14.50 $ 30,150
Idaho 2,370 3.30 1.34 $ 13.74 $ 28,580
North Dakota 1,300 3.24 1.32 $ 14.99 $ 31,180




Top paying states for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 280 0.41 0.17 $ 18.96 $ 39,450
New York 16,970 1.95 0.80 $ 18.24 $ 37,930
Washington 7,650 2.39 0.97 $ 16.62 $ 34,560
New Hampshire 960 1.56 0.63 $ 16.10 $ 33,480
Massachusetts 4,580 1.37 0.56 $ 15.82 $ 32,900





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 17,770 3.05 1.24 $ 15.12 $ 31,450
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 16,800 1.90 0.77 $ 18.09 $ 37,640
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 10,800 2.48 1.01 $ 13.89 $ 28,890
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 9,080 2.53 1.03 $ 12.43 $ 25,850
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 8,910 3.00 1.22 $ 12.91 $ 26,850
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 6,700 2.67 1.09 $ 13.57 $ 28,230
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 6,250 2.68 1.09 $ 17.19 $ 35,750
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 5,920 2.81 1.14 $ 13.77 $ 28,650
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 5,380 2.00 0.81 $ 13.77 $ 28,640
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5,270 1.74 0.71 $ 14.48 $ 30,120




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 680 8.71 3.55 $ 13.76 $ 28,630
Monroe, LA 520 7.22 2.94 $ 10.89 $ 22,650
Grand Island, NE 270 6.95 2.83 $ 15.17 $ 31,540
Lubbock, TX 950 6.78 2.76 $ 12.36 $ 25,720
Stockton-Lodi, CA 1,640 6.61 2.69 $ 15.39 $ 32,000
Greeley, CO 630 6.03 2.45 $ 15.72 $ 32,690
Lima, OH 270 5.80 2.36 $ 14.35 $ 29,840
Amarillo, TX 620 5.48 2.23 $ 11.11 $ 23,110
Fort Smith, AR-OK 550 5.33 2.17 $ 13.53 $ 28,140
Carson City, NV 150 5.05 2.05 $ 12.08 $ 25,120