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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

53-3099 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

All motor vehicle operators not listed separately.


National estimates for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other
Industry profile for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other
Geographic profile for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

National estimates for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
48,690 3.3 % $ 17.51 $ 36,410 1.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 9.84 $ 11.88 $ 14.71 $ 22.01 $ 28.67
Annual Wage (2) $ 20,470 $ 24,710 $ 30,600 $ 45,790 $ 59,640


Industry profile for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automobile Dealers 8,390 0.69 $ 13.37 $ 27,820
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 4,870 0.23 $ 25.02 $ 52,040
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 4,440 2.50 $ 14.13 $ 29,390
Services to Buildings and Dwellings 3,330 0.15 $ 21.17 $ 44,020
Employment Services 2,070 0.06 $ 15.00 $ 31,190

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 4,440 2.50 $ 14.13 $ 29,390
Support Activities for Road Transportation 1,600 1.51 $ 21.38 $ 44,470
Support Activities for Water Transportation 1,120 1.25 $ 28.87 $ 60,050
Support Activities for Rail Transportation 340 1.03 $ 18.87 $ 39,240
Other Support Activities for Transportation 340 1.03 $ 14.95 $ 31,100

Top paying industries for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution (8) (8) $ 43.01 $ 89,450
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services (8) (8) $ 30.80 $ 64,050
Support Activities for Water Transportation 1,120 1.25 $ 28.87 $ 60,050
Waste Treatment and Disposal (8) (8) $ 26.20 $ 54,500
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 1,340 0.06 $ 25.86 $ 53,780


Geographic profile for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other, see the Create Customized Tables function.



Map of employment of motor vehicle operators, all other by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Florida 4,380 0.51 1.47 $ 12.72 $ 26,470
California 3,740 0.23 0.65 $ 25.16 $ 52,340
Texas 3,110 0.25 0.73 $ 14.42 $ 29,990
Maryland 3,030 1.19 3.44 $ 17.98 $ 37,390
Colorado 2,740 1.04 3.02 $ 16.26 $ 33,810


Map of location quotient of motor vehicle operators, all other by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 1,100 1.66 4.79 $ 28.97 $ 60,260
Maryland 3,030 1.19 3.44 $ 17.98 $ 37,390
Montana 510 1.08 3.12 $ 17.01 $ 35,380
Colorado 2,740 1.04 3.02 $ 16.26 $ 33,810
North Dakota 390 1.00 2.88 $ 14.77 $ 30,710


Map of annual mean wages of motor vehicle operators, all other by state, May 2021


Top paying states for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 1,100 1.66 4.79 $ 28.97 $ 60,260
Alaska 110 0.37 1.07 $ 27.74 $ 57,700
California 3,740 0.23 0.65 $ 25.16 $ 52,340
Hawaii 210 0.39 1.11 $ 24.39 $ 50,740
Nebraska 250 0.26 0.76 $ 23.95 $ 49,820



Map of employment of motor vehicle operators, all other by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other:

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 2,440 0.28 0.81 $ 23.37 $ 48,600
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2,290 0.78 2.26 $ 23.02 $ 47,880
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 1,970 1.57 4.55 $ 18.75 $ 38,990
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 1,570 1.07 3.10 $ 16.67 $ 34,670
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,140 0.46 1.34 $ 13.54 $ 28,160
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,010 0.18 0.51 $ 23.73 $ 49,360
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 970 0.54 1.56 $ 16.56 $ 34,440
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 910 0.34 0.99 $ 15.60 $ 32,450
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 850 0.76 2.20 $ 19.69 $ 40,950
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 850 0.47 1.35 $ 15.08 $ 31,370


Map of location quotient of motor vehicle operators, all other by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Watertown-Fort Drum, NY 80 2.11 6.10 $ 19.70 $ 40,980
Jacksonville, NC 80 1.70 4.91 $ 24.40 $ 50,760
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 1,970 1.57 4.55 $ 18.75 $ 38,990
Billings, MT 130 1.54 4.44 $ 15.00 $ 31,190
Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA 90 1.53 4.41 $ 21.97 $ 45,700
Bismarck, ND 90 1.28 3.70 $ 15.02 $ 31,240
Greeley, CO 120 1.20 3.47 $ 16.27 $ 33,850
Monroe, MI 40 1.17 3.40 $ 17.31 $ 36,000
Saginaw, MI 90 1.13 3.28 $ 15.97 $ 33,220
Missoula, MT 70 1.10 3.20 $ 16.21 $ 33,720


Map of annual mean wages of motor vehicle operators, all other by area, May 2021


Top paying metropolitan areas for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 60 0.50 1.45 $ 32.93 $ 68,490
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 210 0.20 0.56 $ 30.58 $ 63,600
Stockton-Lodi, CA 80 0.32 0.92 $ 27.22 $ 56,610
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 520 0.23 0.67 $ 26.90 $ 55,940
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 60 0.75 2.17 $ 26.35 $ 54,800
Urban Honolulu, HI (8) (8) (8) $ 25.96 $ 53,990
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 440 0.29 0.84 $ 25.81 $ 53,690
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 60 0.07 0.21 $ 25.60 $ 53,240
Fresno, CA 110 0.28 0.81 $ 24.56 $ 51,080
Jacksonville, NC 80 1.70 4.91 $ 24.40 $ 50,760

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area 200 1.43 4.13 $ 18.77 $ 39,050
Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area 180 1.56 4.52 $ 14.04 $ 29,190
Western Washington nonmetropolitan area 120 1.03 2.98 $ 16.33 $ 33,970
Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area 110 0.59 1.70 $ 11.84 $ 24,630
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area 100 0.52 1.52 $ 13.75 $ 28,600

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area 180 1.56 4.52 $ 14.04 $ 29,190
Maryland nonmetropolitan area 80 1.48 4.29 $ 14.85 $ 30,890
East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area 90 1.43 4.15 $ 16.40 $ 34,110
Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area 200 1.43 4.13 $ 18.77 $ 39,050
Western Washington nonmetropolitan area 120 1.03 2.98 $ 16.33 $ 33,970

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $ 24.70 $ 51,380
Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area 50 0.91 2.64 $ 24.41 $ 50,780
North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area 60 0.60 1.75 $ 23.17 $ 48,190
Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 50 0.35 1.02 $ 22.94 $ 47,710
Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area 50 0.67 1.93 $ 22.59 $ 46,990


About May 2021 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OEWS estimates and related information:

May 2021 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2022