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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
111,620 2.4 % $14.20 $29,530 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.79 $11.22 $13.41 $16.36 $19.45
Annual Wage (2) $20,350 $23,330 $27,890 $34,020 $40,460


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 83,710 15.08 $13.91 $28,920
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 7,420 0.80 $13.73 $28,560
General Merchandise Stores 6,990 0.22 $17.00 $35,350
Automobile Dealers 3,050 0.24 $14.10 $29,320
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 2,750 0.80 $15.17 $31,540

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 83,710 15.08 $13.91 $28,920
Rubber Product Manufacturing 1,220 0.90 $15.04 $31,280
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 7,420 0.80 $13.73 $28,560
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 2,750 0.80 $15.17 $31,540
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 640 0.30 $15.58 $32,400

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Metal Ore Mining 90 0.22 $25.85 $53,770
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 270 (7) $20.83 $43,330
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance 120 0.06 $18.21 $37,870
General Merchandise Stores 6,990 0.22 $17.00 $35,350
Waste Collection 80 0.04 $16.86 $35,060


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 14,020 1.16 1.50 $14.05 $29,230
California 10,700 0.63 0.82 $16.10 $33,490
Florida 6,040 0.70 0.91 $12.49 $25,970
Michigan 4,030 0.93 1.21 $15.55 $32,340
Ohio 3,740 0.69 0.89 $13.55 $28,180




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 890 1.92 2.50 $14.26 $29,650
Idaho 1,210 1.71 2.22 $14.47 $30,090
Utah 2,020 1.39 1.80 $13.80 $28,700
Alaska 410 1.32 1.71 $15.79 $32,840
Alabama 2,480 1.28 1.66 $12.75 $26,520




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 230 0.47 0.61 $17.55 $36,500
Washington 2,330 0.71 0.93 $16.97 $35,300
Oregon 2,100 1.12 1.45 $16.46 $34,240
Hawaii 380 0.59 0.77 $16.11 $33,520
California 10,700 0.63 0.82 $16.10 $33,490





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)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 4,340 0.46 0.59 $13.77 $28,640
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 3,610 1.01 1.31 $14.33 $29,800
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2,900 0.47 0.61 $16.63 $34,600
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,750 0.59 0.77 $14.03 $29,190
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,590 0.87 1.13 $13.80 $28,700
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 2,450 1.24 1.61 $16.20 $33,700
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,160 1.05 1.36 $13.23 $27,520
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,710 0.66 0.86 $13.70 $28,500
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,610 1.08 1.40 $15.43 $32,080
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,530 0.49 0.63 $13.74 $28,580




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)
Redding, CA 230 3.46 4.48 $15.64 $32,520
Odessa, TX 230 2.99 3.87 $16.31 $33,910
Sherman-Denison, TX 130 2.80 3.63 $13.80 $28,710
Billings, MT 240 2.77 3.59 $13.36 $27,780
Lewiston-Auburn, ME 130 2.67 3.47 $11.98 $24,920
Grand Junction, CO 160 2.64 3.42 $15.30 $31,820
Killeen-Temple, TX 340 2.49 3.22 $13.64 $28,370
Laredo, TX 230 2.35 3.04 $13.18 $27,420
Auburn-Opelika, AL 130 2.32 3.01 $13.31 $27,680
El Centro, CA 130 2.30 2.99 $12.89 $26,810