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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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)
382,670 1.1 % $13.43 $27,940 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.21 $10.75 $12.40 $15.00 $18.76
Annual Wage (2) $19,150 $22,360 $25,800 $31,210 $39,010


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 Repair and Maintenance 150,080 15.95 $12.24 $25,460
Automobile Dealers 87,640 6.76 $13.15 $27,350
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 22,540 10.07 $13.21 $27,490
Services to Buildings and Dwellings 14,000 0.64 $13.30 $27,660
Support Activities for Air Transportation 10,800 4.73 $14.14 $29,410

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 150,080 15.95 $12.24 $25,460
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 22,540 10.07 $13.21 $27,490
Automobile Dealers 87,640 6.76 $13.15 $27,350
Support Activities for Air Transportation 10,800 4.73 $14.14 $29,410
Charter Bus Industry 1,300 4.51 $13.47 $28,020

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 5,840 0.11 $24.60 $51,170
Coal Mining 100 0.20 $23.76 $49,410
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 280 0.01 $22.97 $47,780
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills 30 0.03 $21.30 $44,300
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 230 0.01 $19.06 $39,650


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 59,010 3.40 1.30 $14.68 $30,530
Texas 36,530 2.94 1.13 $12.51 $26,020
Florida 26,980 3.07 1.18 $12.49 $25,990
New York 20,360 2.14 0.82 $16.95 $35,250
Illinois 15,330 2.54 0.98 $12.74 $26,510




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)
Nebraska 3,980 4.05 1.56 $13.97 $29,050
Arkansas 4,510 3.70 1.42 $12.36 $25,710
Hawaii 2,330 3.67 1.41 $13.92 $28,950
Idaho 2,520 3.47 1.33 $13.11 $27,260
California 59,010 3.40 1.30 $14.68 $30,530




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 20,360 2.14 0.82 $16.95 $35,250
Washington 8,270 2.49 0.96 $15.61 $32,480
North Dakota 1,260 2.97 1.14 $15.23 $31,670
New Hampshire 1,260 1.91 0.73 $15.03 $31,260
Massachusetts 4,860 1.34 0.52 $14.86 $30,910





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-Anaheim, CA 22,390 3.59 1.38 $14.44 $30,030
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 20,710 2.14 0.82 $16.34 $33,990
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 11,840 2.53 0.97 $13.03 $27,110
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 10,800 2.95 1.13 $13.07 $27,190
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 9,210 3.02 1.16 $12.66 $26,340
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 7,280 2.94 1.13 $16.09 $33,470
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 6,890 2.61 1.00 $12.65 $26,320
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 6,200 2.92 1.12 $13.05 $27,150
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 5,810 2.02 0.78 $12.91 $26,850
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 5,800 3.77 1.45 $13.71 $28,530