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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
113,760 2.1 % $12.47 $25,940 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.21 $10.22 $11.64 $13.95 $17.31
Annual Wage (2) $19,160 $21,260 $24,200 $29,010 $36,000


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 41,330 4.45 $12.10 $25,170
Gasoline Stations 20,070 2.15 $11.14 $23,170
Automobile Dealers 16,840 1.30 $13.44 $27,950
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) 3,910 0.13 $11.81 $24,560
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 2,360 0.18 $11.85 $24,650

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 41,330 4.45 $12.10 $25,170
Gasoline Stations 20,070 2.15 $11.14 $23,170
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation 360 2.03 $13.46 $28,000
Automobile Dealers 16,840 1.30 $13.44 $27,950
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 1,230 0.57 $13.40 $27,870

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 40 0.01 $26.57 $55,260
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 120 0.01 $23.29 $48,440
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 180 0.01 $20.41 $42,450
Support Activities for Water Transportation 160 0.17 $20.18 $41,980
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores (8) (8) $19.42 $40,380


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 12,180 1.01 1.28 $12.76 $26,540
New Jersey 10,230 2.53 3.21 $10.76 $22,380
California 7,980 0.47 0.60 $14.64 $30,450
Oregon 6,010 3.19 4.05 $12.29 $25,570
New York 4,660 0.50 0.63 $12.42 $25,840




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 6,010 3.19 4.05 $12.29 $25,570
New Jersey 10,230 2.53 3.21 $10.76 $22,380
South Dakota 590 1.40 1.78 $12.68 $26,380
Utah 1,980 1.36 1.73 $12.80 $26,630
Tennessee 3,660 1.24 1.57 $11.90 $24,760




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Montana 150 0.33 0.42 $15.73 $32,730
Hawaii 260 0.40 0.51 $15.56 $32,370
Alaska (8) (8) (8) $15.40 $32,020
Washington 2,450 0.75 0.95 $15.01 $31,220
Connecticut (8) (8) (8) $14.82 $30,820





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 9,410 0.99 1.26 $11.12 $23,130
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 3,360 0.94 1.20 $13.08 $27,200
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,770 0.93 1.18 $11.61 $24,150
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 2,640 2.22 2.82 $12.64 $26,280
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,540 0.89 1.13 $11.11 $23,100
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 2,380 0.86 1.10 $13.39 $27,860
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2,090 0.67 0.85 $13.20 $27,450
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,970 0.42 0.54 $13.83 $28,780
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,850 0.30 0.39 $15.12 $31,450
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,760 0.90 1.14 $12.99 $27,020