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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

53-6031 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

Service automobiles, buses, trucks, boats, and other automotive or marine vehicles with fuel, lubricants, and accessories. Collect payment for services and supplies. May lubricate vehicle, change motor oil, refill antifreeze, or replace lights or other accessories, such as windshield wiper blades or fan belts. May repair or replace tires. Excludes “Cashiers” (41-2011).


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)
117,670 2.2 % $12.91 $26,860 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.42 $10.65 $12.11 $14.45 $17.77
Annual Wage (2) $19,600 $22,160 $25,200 $30,060 $36,960


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 Repair and Maintenance 39,840 4.24 $12.49 $25,970
Gasoline Stations 20,740 2.22 $11.54 $23,990
Automobile Dealers 20,420 1.58 $13.85 $28,800
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) 4,080 0.14 $12.38 $25,740
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 3,060 0.23 $13.65 $28,390

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 Repair and Maintenance 39,840 4.24 $12.49 $25,970
Gasoline Stations 20,740 2.22 $11.54 $23,990
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation 340 1.95 $14.42 $30,000
Automobile Dealers 20,420 1.58 $13.85 $28,800
Urban Transit Systems 250 0.52 $16.81 $34,970

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Support Activities for Mining 30 0.01 $24.67 $51,300
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 90 (7) $23.45 $48,770
Support Activities for Water Transportation 40 0.05 $23.13 $48,120
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores (8) (8) $22.45 $46,700
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 50 0.01 $21.36 $44,420


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 11,990 0.96 1.20 $12.85 $26,730
New Jersey 11,220 2.75 3.43 $10.86 $22,600
California 6,760 0.39 0.49 $15.20 $31,620
Oregon 6,580 3.45 4.31 $13.00 $27,050
Florida 5,770 0.66 0.82 $13.07 $27,190




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)
Oregon 6,580 3.45 4.31 $13.00 $27,050
New Jersey 11,220 2.75 3.43 $10.86 $22,600
Utah 2,440 1.62 2.02 $13.39 $27,840
South Dakota 600 1.42 1.77 $13.58 $28,240
Maine 810 1.32 1.65 $11.88 $24,720




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii 240 0.39 0.48 $17.56 $36,520
Connecticut 1,390 0.84 1.04 $16.73 $34,790
Alaska (8) (8) (8) $15.93 $33,140
Washington 2,520 0.76 0.95 $15.87 $33,010
District of Columbia 70 0.09 0.12 $15.48 $32,200





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 9,960 1.03 1.29 $11.42 $23,740
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 3,570 0.98 1.22 $12.84 $26,710
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 3,010 1.05 1.31 $11.32 $23,550
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 2,920 2.41 3.01 $13.49 $28,050
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,340 0.50 0.63 $13.59 $28,280
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2,300 0.72 0.90 $13.06 $27,170
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 2,290 0.82 1.02 $14.10 $29,330
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,220 0.73 0.91 $12.34 $25,670
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,130 0.78 0.97 $12.51 $26,010
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,900 0.97 1.21 $13.33 $27,720