Gasoline Stations: NAICS 447

About the Gasoline Stations subsector

The gasoline stations subsector is part of the retail trade sector.

Industries in the Gasoline Stations subsector retail automotive fuels (e.g., gasoline, diesel fuel, gasohol) and automotive oils or retail these products in combination with convenience store items. These establishments have specialized equipment for the storage and dispensing of automotive fuels.

North American Industry Classification System

The gasoline stations subsector consists of a single industry group, Gasoline Stations: NAICS 4471.

Workforce Statistics

This section provides information relating to employment in gasoline stations. These data are obtained from employer or establishment surveys. The following tables present an overview of the industry including the number of jobs, data for occupations common to the industry, and projections of occupational employment change.

Employment

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Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017
Jun.
2017

Employment (in thousands)

Employment, all employees (seasonally adjusted)

939.4 937.4 (p)939.4 (p)940.5

Employment, production and nonsupervisory employees

783.7 784.8 (p)797.3  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

(Source: Current Employment Statistics)

Employment by Occupation

Data series Employment,
2016

Automotive service technicians and mechanics

14,250

Cashiers

610,970

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food

43,640

First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers

91,060

Food preparation workers

11,850

Service station attendants

22,530

(Source: Occupational Employment Statistics)

Projections

For projected (future) employment estimates, see the National Employment Matrix, which includes employment estimates by industry and occupation for gasoline stations.

(Source: Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections)

Earnings and Hours

This section presents data on employee earnings and weekly hours. The latest industry averages of hourly earnings and weekly hours are shown. In addition, recent hourly and annual earnings are shown for occupations commonly found in gasoline stations.

Earnings and Hours of All Employees

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Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017

Average hourly earnings

$13.18 $13.09 $13.22 (p)$13.17

Average weekly hours

31.0 31.2 31.7 (p)31.5

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

(Source: Current Employment Statistics)

Earnings and Hours of Production and Nonsupervisory Employees

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Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017

Average hourly earnings

$11.50 $11.43 $11.45 (p)$11.43

Average weekly hours

29.9 30.2 30.7 (p)30.7

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

(Source: Current Employment Statistics)

Earnings by Occupation

Data series Wages, 2016
Hourly Annual
Median Mean Median Mean

Automotive service technicians and mechanics

16.31 17.96 33,920 37,350

Cashiers

9.42 9.83 19,590 20,440

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food

9.42 9.90 19,590 20,590

First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers

16.24 17.40 33,780 36,190

Food preparation workers

9.54 9.94 19,840 20,680

Service station attendants

10.05 10.64 20,910 22,120

(Source: Occupational Employment Statistics)

Work-related Fatalities, Injuries, and Illnesses

This section presents data for the industry on the number of workplace fatalities and the rates of workplace injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers in gasoline stations. An injury or illness is considered to be work-related if an event or exposure in the work environment either caused or contributed to the resulting condition or significantly aggravated a pre-existing condition.

Data series 2012 2013 2014 2015

Fatalities

Number of fatalities

30 34 29 39

Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.

Data series 2015

Rate of injury and illness cases per 100 full-time workers

Total recordable cases

2.8

Cases involving days away from work, job restriction, or transfer

1.1

Cases involving days away from work

0.7

Cases involving days of job transfer or restriction

0.4

Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.

(Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities)

Prices

This section provides industry-specific pricing information. The producer price index measures the percentage change in prices that domestic producers receive for goods and services. The prices included in the producer price index are from the first commercial transaction.

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Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017
Jun.
2017

Producer price index

(p)114.7 (p)105.0 (p)113.3 (p)112.4

Percent change from previous month

  (p)8.0% (p)-8.5% (p)7.9% (p)-0.8%

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

(Source: Producer Price Indexes)

Workplace Trends

This section presents data on the number of establishments in gasoline stations. Also included in this section is information on productivity, presented as the rate of change in output per hour of workers in the industry.

Establishments

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1st quarter
2016
2nd quarter
2016
3rd quarter
2016
4th quarter
2016

Number of establishments

Private industry

(p)104,560 (p)104,792 (p)104,837 (p)105,055

Local government

(p)73 (p)74 (p)73 (p)73

State government

(p)1 (p)1 (p)1 (p)1

Federal government

(p)23 (p)23 (p)23 (p)23

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

(Source: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages)

Productivity

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2013 2014 2015 2016

Labor productivity index, output per hour

97.507 97.678 99.445  

Percent change from previous year

-1.7 0.2 1.8  

Labor index, total labor hours

97.302 97.752 102.323 102.923

Percent change from previous year

2.6 0.5 4.7 0.6

Output index

94.876 95.482 101.755  

Percent change from previous year

0.9 0.6 6.6  

Unit labor costs index

110.571 114.267 114.799  

Percent change from previous year

0.5 3.3 0.5  

(Source: Productivity and Costs)

 

Data extracted on: July 21, 2017