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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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)
110,880 2.5 % $14.59 $30,350 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.20 $11.67 $13.77 $16.73 $19.72
Annual Wage (2) $21,210 $24,270 $28,640 $34,800 $41,010


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 83,400 14.88 $14.19 $29,510
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 7,690 0.82 $14.96 $31,110
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 3,090 0.88 $15.67 $32,590
Gasoline Stations 2,180 0.23 $13.90 $28,910
Automobile Dealers 2,150 0.17 $14.34 $29,830

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 83,400 14.88 $14.19 $29,510
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 3,090 0.88 $15.67 $32,590
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 7,690 0.82 $14.96 $31,110
Rubber Product Manufacturing 880 0.65 $15.64 $32,530
Gasoline Stations 2,180 0.23 $13.90 $28,910

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Metal Ore Mining 90 0.21 $27.40 $57,000
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 40 0.09 $22.38 $46,560
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 260 (7) $21.49 $44,700
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers 40 0.01 $19.76 $41,100
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance 70 0.03 $18.57 $38,630


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 14,430 1.16 1.54 $13.65 $28,390
California 10,940 0.63 0.83 $16.35 $34,010
Florida 4,760 0.54 0.72 $14.17 $29,470
Illinois 4,140 0.69 0.91 $14.39 $29,930
Ohio 3,660 0.67 0.89 $14.58 $30,340




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 890 1.91 2.53 $14.87 $30,920
Alaska 540 1.70 2.25 $14.65 $30,470
Utah 2,530 1.68 2.23 $14.77 $30,730
Idaho 1,200 1.65 2.19 $14.92 $31,040
Alabama 3,130 1.59 2.10 $12.99 $27,020




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oregon 1,940 1.02 1.35 $17.72 $36,860
Hawaii 380 0.60 0.79 $17.68 $36,760
Rhode Island 150 0.30 0.40 $17.41 $36,220
Wyoming 300 1.09 1.44 $17.41 $36,200
Washington 3,100 0.93 1.24 $16.89 $35,120





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-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 3,940 0.41 0.54 $14.77 $30,720
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 3,480 0.95 1.26 $14.11 $29,360
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 3,020 0.64 0.85 $14.28 $29,700
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,960 0.97 1.28 $13.56 $28,190
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2,640 0.42 0.56 $16.52 $34,360
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,720 0.81 1.07 $13.43 $27,930
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,690 1.10 1.45 $14.82 $30,830
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 1,620 1.56 2.06 $13.34 $27,750
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 1,590 0.80 1.06 $15.41 $32,050
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,450 0.55 0.73 $15.50 $32,240