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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Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018

Employment (in thousands)

Employment, all employees (seasonally adjusted)

936.5 938.0 (p)937.5 (p)938.8

Employment, production and nonsupervisory employees

779.3 780.6 (p)782.7  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

(Source: Current Employment Statistics)

Employment by Occupation

Data series Employment,
2017

Automotive service technicians and mechanics

15,290

Cashiers

606,880

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food

47,110

First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers

90,650

Food preparation workers

11,900

Service station attendants

22,090

(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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Jan.
2018
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018

Average hourly earnings

$13.58 $13.50 $13.45 (p)$13.48

Average weekly hours

31.5 31.6 31.5 (p)32.1

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

(Source: Current Employment Statistics)

Earnings and Hours of Production and Nonsupervisory Employees

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Jan.
2018
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018

Average hourly earnings

$11.64 $11.59 $11.60 (p)$11.65

Average weekly hours

30.4 30.5 30.5 (p)31.2

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

(Source: Current Employment Statistics)

Earnings by Occupation

Data series Wages, 2017
Hourly Annual
Median Mean Median Mean

Automotive service technicians and mechanics

17.31 19.09 36,010 39,700

Cashiers

9.61 10.04 19,990 20,880

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food

9.75 10.16 20,280 21,130

First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers

15.96 17.24 33,200 35,860

Food preparation workers

9.92 10.33 20,640 21,480

Service station attendants

10.48 10.89 21,800 22,650

(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 2013 2014 2015 2016

Fatalities

Number of fatalities

34 29 39 44

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

Data series 2016

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

0.5

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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2018
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018

Producer price index

(p)114.7 (p)107.2 (p)106.9 (p)102.1

Percent change from previous month

  (p)7.2% (p)-6.5% (p)-0.3% (p)-4.5%

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
2017
2nd quarter
2017
3rd quarter
2017
4th quarter
2017

Number of establishments

Private industry

(p)105,206 (p)105,644 (p)105,525 (p)105,779

Local government

(p)75 (p)76 (p)80 (p)80

State government

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

Federal government

(p)22 (p)21 (p)21 (p)21

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

(Source: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages)

Productivity

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Labor productivity index, output per hour

97.678 99.492 104.113  

Percent change from previous year

0.2 1.9 4.6  

Labor index, total labor hours

97.752 102.323 102.463 103.437

Percent change from previous year

0.5 4.7 0.1 1.0

Output index

95.482 101.804 106.677  

Percent change from previous year

0.6 6.6 4.8  

Unit labor costs index

114.268 114.744 113.430  

Percent change from previous year

3.3 0.4 -1.1  

(Source: Productivity and Costs)

 

Data extracted on: June 15, 2018