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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

53-6021 Parking Lot Attendants

Park vehicles or issue tickets for customers in a parking lot or garage. May collect fee.


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)
146,350 2.1 % $11.18 $23,250 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.57 $9.25 $10.45 $12.08 $14.86
Annual Wage (2) $17,820 $19,250 $21,730 $25,120 $30,910


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)
Other Personal Services 89,080 28.37 $11.05 $22,990
Automobile Dealers 11,390 0.90 $11.20 $23,310
Traveler Accommodation 8,620 0.45 $10.80 $22,470
Local Government (OES Designation) 3,800 0.07 $13.10 $27,260
Employment Services 3,750 0.10 $10.64 $22,120

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Personal Services 89,080 28.37 $11.05 $22,990
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events 1,770 1.35 $11.18 $23,260
Spectator Sports 1,780 1.27 $11.42 $23,760
Gambling Industries 2,790 1.08 $10.53 $21,900
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 2,090 1.02 $10.56 $21,960

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government (OES Designation) 160 0.01 $14.08 $29,290
General Freight Trucking (8) (8) $14.05 $29,220
Offices of Physicians 70 (7) $13.56 $28,210
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) 30 (7) $13.48 $28,050
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 40 0.01 $13.31 $27,690


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 28,030 1.76 1.68 $12.30 $25,580
Florida 17,190 2.09 2.01 $9.78 $20,350
New York 16,280 1.79 1.72 $11.30 $23,500
Texas 10,320 0.88 0.84 $10.64 $22,130
Pennsylvania 6,850 1.19 1.14 $10.73 $22,320




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)
District of Columbia 2,140 3.05 2.93 $11.97 $24,890
Hawaii 1,670 2.64 2.53 $11.14 $23,160
Nevada 3,060 2.41 2.31 $11.24 $23,380
Florida 17,190 2.09 2.01 $9.78 $20,350
Rhode Island 870 1.83 1.75 $11.72 $24,370




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Maine 130 0.21 0.20 $12.98 $26,990
Washington 2,860 0.93 0.89 $12.61 $26,230
New Hampshire 330 0.52 0.50 $12.37 $25,730
California 28,030 1.76 1.68 $12.30 $25,580
Illinois 4,510 0.76 0.73 $12.17 $25,310





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-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 12,750 3.02 2.90 $11.82 $24,580
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 12,620 1.92 1.84 $11.18 $23,250
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division 6,010 5.34 5.13 $9.55 $19,870
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 4,700 3.39 3.25 $11.77 $24,470
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,300 1.73 1.66 $11.29 $23,490
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division 3,920 3.67 3.52 $14.47 $30,110
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 3,740 1.03 0.99 $12.44 $25,870
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3,490 1.44 1.38 $11.25 $23,400
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,290 1.12 1.07 $10.10 $21,000
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 3,050 1.69 1.62 (8) (8)




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division 6,010 5.34 5.13 $9.55 $19,870
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division 3,920 3.67 3.52 $14.47 $30,110
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 450 3.54 3.39 $11.84 $24,630
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division 2,760 3.46 3.32 $9.65 $20,070
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 4,700 3.39 3.25 $11.77 $24,470
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 2,720 3.05 2.93 $10.51 $21,870
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 12,750 3.02 2.90 $11.82 $24,580
Urban Honolulu, HI 1,350 2.92 2.80 $11.01 $22,890
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 2,690 2.88 2.76 $11.49 $23,900
Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI 190 2.56 2.46 $11.86 $24,670