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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
109,350 2.2 % $13.05 $27,150 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.95 $10.09 $12.04 $14.87 $18.77
Annual Wage (2) $18,610 $20,980 $25,040 $30,940 $39,040


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 82,340 15.01 $12.67 $26,360
Other General Merchandise Stores 6,620 0.35 $15.24 $31,710
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 6,380 0.70 $12.22 $25,420
Automobile Dealers 3,900 0.31 $13.75 $28,610
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 2,810 0.85 $13.76 $28,620

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 82,340 15.01 $12.67 $26,360
Rubber Product Manufacturing 1,950 1.46 $18.20 $37,860
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 2,810 0.85 $13.76 $28,620
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 6,380 0.70 $12.22 $25,420
Other General Merchandise Stores 6,620 0.35 $15.24 $31,710

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Metal Ore Mining 40 0.11 $26.10 $54,280
Local Government (OES Designation) 240 (7) $19.64 $40,860
Elementary and Secondary Schools 30 (7) $18.54 $38,550
Rubber Product Manufacturing 1,950 1.46 $18.20 $37,860
Waste Collection 40 0.03 $17.95 $37,340


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 11,980 1.02 1.31 $13.17 $27,400
California 10,160 0.64 0.82 $14.36 $29,880
Florida 7,560 0.92 1.18 $10.28 $21,370
New Jersey 4,030 1.02 1.31 $13.30 $27,660
Ohio 3,810 0.71 0.92 $12.24 $25,460




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 970 2.12 2.73 $13.87 $28,840
Wyoming 480 1.73 2.23 $13.95 $29,020
Alabama 2,940 1.54 1.97 $11.79 $24,530
Idaho 1,020 1.53 1.97 $14.77 $30,730
Louisiana 2,770 1.44 1.85 $10.27 $21,360




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rhode Island 140 0.30 0.38 $17.25 $35,880
Tennessee 3,600 1.24 1.60 $16.44 $34,200
Hawaii 230 0.36 0.46 $15.90 $33,070
North Dakota 490 1.16 1.49 $15.51 $32,270
New York 2,200 0.24 0.31 $15.33 $31,890





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)
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 2,590 1.07 1.37 $12.68 $26,370
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,520 0.38 0.49 $15.37 $31,980
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,250 1.16 1.49 $11.97 $24,910
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,140 0.73 0.94 $13.88 $28,870
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,870 1.37 1.76 $13.02 $27,090
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 1,800 0.50 0.64 $12.62 $26,250
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,790 0.42 0.54 $16.73 $34,800
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 1,770 1.94 2.50 $19.69 $40,960
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 1,570 1.11 1.42 $12.75 $26,520
Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 1,410 1.21 1.56 $12.60 $26,210