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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers

Repair and replace tires.


National estimates for Tire Repairers and Changers
Industry profile for Tire Repairers and Changers
Geographic profile for Tire Repairers and Changers

National estimates for Tire Repairers and Changers:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Tire Repairers and Changers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
93,180 1.6 % $ 15.63 $ 32,520 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for Tire Repairers and Changers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 11.12 $ 13.59 $ 14.22 $ 17.55 $ 21.73
Annual Wage (2) $ 23,120 $ 28,260 $ 29,580 $ 36,490 $ 45,190


Industry profile for Tire Repairers and Changers:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Tire Repairers and Changers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 64,690 11.92 $ 15.08 $ 31,370
General Merchandise Stores 10,580 0.34 $ 19.03 $ 39,590
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 7,420 0.81 $ 14.78 $ 30,750
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 2,630 0.77 $ 16.40 $ 34,120
Automobile Dealers 1,890 0.15 $ 15.17 $ 31,560

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Tire Repairers and Changers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 64,690 11.92 $ 15.08 $ 31,370
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 7,420 0.81 $ 14.78 $ 30,750
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 2,630 0.77 $ 16.40 $ 34,120
Rubber Product Manufacturing 510 0.40 $ 17.46 $ 36,310
General Merchandise Stores 10,580 0.34 $ 19.03 $ 39,590

Top paying industries for Tire Repairers and Changers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 210 (7) $ 21.52 $ 44,770
Waste Collection 180 0.09 $ 19.74 $ 41,060
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance 50 0.02 $ 19.06 $ 39,640
General Merchandise Stores 10,580 0.34 $ 19.03 $ 39,590
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing 50 0.01 $ 18.90 $ 39,310


Geographic profile for Tire Repairers and Changers:

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



Map of employment of tire repairers and changers by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in Tire Repairers and Changers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 12,050 0.99 1.49 $ 14.56 $ 30,290
California 9,270 0.56 0.85 $ 18.32 $ 38,110
Florida 5,560 0.65 0.98 $ 14.20 $ 29,530
Illinois 3,120 0.56 0.84 $ 15.96 $ 33,200
Washington 2,890 0.90 1.36 $ 17.22 $ 35,820


Map of location quotient of tire repairers and changers by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Tire Repairers and Changers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Montana 760 1.62 2.46 $ 17.91 $ 37,250
New Mexico 1,230 1.59 2.40 $ 14.21 $ 29,550
Wyoming 370 1.44 2.18 $ 17.31 $ 36,010
Utah 2,200 1.41 2.14 $ 14.82 $ 30,820
Idaho 1,050 1.39 2.11 $ 15.19 $ 31,600


Map of annual mean wages of tire repairers and changers by state, May 2021


Top paying states for Tire Repairers and Changers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii 200 0.37 0.56 $ 21.43 $ 44,580
Rhode Island 160 0.35 0.54 $ 18.42 $ 38,320
California 9,270 0.56 0.85 $ 18.32 $ 38,110
Montana 760 1.62 2.46 $ 17.91 $ 37,250
New Jersey 1,180 0.31 0.46 $ 17.69 $ 36,800



Map of employment of tire repairers and changers by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Tire Repairers and Changers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 3,110 0.87 1.31 $ 15.01 $ 31,230
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,630 0.91 1.37 $ 14.90 $ 30,980
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2,560 0.45 0.68 $ 18.26 $ 37,970
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,220 0.53 0.79 $ 16.36 $ 34,040
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,710 0.20 0.30 $ 18.09 $ 37,620
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,530 0.59 0.90 $ 17.02 $ 35,400
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,480 0.60 0.91 $ 14.68 $ 30,540
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,450 0.68 1.03 $ 17.07 $ 35,510
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 1,340 0.74 1.12 $ 16.45 $ 34,220
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1,280 0.67 1.01 $ 18.26 $ 37,990


Map of location quotient of tire repairers and changers by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Tire Repairers and Changers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Farmington, NM 120 2.86 4.32 $ 14.07 $ 29,270
Odessa, TX 160 2.36 3.57 $ 15.06 $ 31,320
Grand Island, NE 90 2.34 3.53 $ 14.41 $ 29,960
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 270 2.14 3.23 $ 14.19 $ 29,520
Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ 110 2.12 3.20 $ 14.25 $ 29,650
Coeur d'Alene, ID 130 1.97 2.98 $ 15.65 $ 32,550
Kennewick-Richland, WA 220 1.86 2.82 $ 16.27 $ 33,850
St. George, UT 140 1.85 2.80 $ 14.77 $ 30,720
Victoria, TX 70 1.82 2.75 $ 13.57 $ 28,230
Lewiston, ID-WA 50 1.78 2.70 $ 16.68 $ 34,700