Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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)
114,690 2.1 % $13.71 $28,510 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.40 $10.73 $12.84 $15.72 $19.10
Annual Wage (2) $19,560 $22,330 $26,710 $32,690 $39,730


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 84,500 15.27 $13.33 $27,720
General Merchandise Stores 8,210 0.25 $16.13 $33,550
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 7,030 0.76 $12.79 $26,590
Automobile Dealers 4,100 0.32 $14.20 $29,540
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 2,960 0.89 $14.33 $29,820

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 84,500 15.27 $13.33 $27,720
Rubber Product Manufacturing 1,950 1.45 $19.24 $40,010
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 2,960 0.89 $14.33 $29,820
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 7,030 0.76 $12.79 $26,590
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 690 0.33 $14.91 $31,000

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Metal Ore Mining 60 0.15 $25.15 $52,310
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 250 (7) $19.65 $40,880
Rubber Product Manufacturing 1,950 1.45 $19.24 $40,010
Elementary and Secondary Schools 30 (7) $18.24 $37,940
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance 90 0.04 $17.88 $37,200


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 13,140 1.10 1.37 $13.82 $28,750
California 9,940 0.60 0.74 $15.45 $32,140
Florida 6,990 0.83 1.03 $11.23 $23,360
Ohio 4,390 0.82 1.02 $12.86 $26,740
New Jersey 4,050 1.01 1.26 $13.58 $28,240




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 980 2.12 2.64 $13.96 $29,040
Idaho 1,130 1.65 2.06 $14.86 $30,910
Wyoming 410 1.53 1.90 $13.70 $28,490
Louisiana 2,590 1.36 1.69 $10.67 $22,190
Alabama 2,570 1.34 1.66 $12.35 $25,690




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Tennessee 3,590 1.23 1.53 $17.49 $36,370
Hawaii 260 0.41 0.50 $16.36 $34,030
Oregon 2,300 1.26 1.56 $15.70 $32,650
California 9,940 0.60 0.74 $15.45 $32,140
North Dakota 560 1.33 1.66 $15.43 $32,090



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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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 3,160 0.47 0.59 $13.47 $28,020
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,570 0.88 1.09 $14.05 $29,220
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,410 1.22 1.51 $12.69 $26,390
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 2,410 0.97 1.20 $13.62 $28,330
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,860 0.42 0.52 $16.91 $35,180
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 1,860 0.51 0.63 $14.13 $29,380
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 1,750 1.86 2.31 $21.02 $43,730
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,550 1.08 1.35 $14.69 $30,560
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 1,490 1.03 1.28 $13.55 $28,170
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,410 1.04 1.29 $13.45 $27,970


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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 210 3.21 3.99 $15.28 $31,780
Grand Island, NE 110 2.83 3.51 $13.82 $28,740
Billings, MT 240 2.80 3.47 $13.88 $28,860
Amarillo, TX 320 2.80 3.48 $12.73 $26,480
Odessa, TX 190 2.79 3.46 $16.59 $34,500
Grand Junction, CO 160 2.74 3.41 $14.91 $31,010
New Bern, NC 120 2.73 3.39 $10.64 $22,130
Logan, UT-ID 150 2.66 3.31 $12.07 $25,100
Victoria, TX 100 2.47 3.08 $13.76 $28,630
Danbury, CT 190 2.45 3.05 $16.33 $33,970


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Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA 90 1.94 2.41 $23.55 $48,990
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 1,750 1.86 2.31 $21.02 $43,730
Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 60 0.73 0.90 $20.22 $42,060
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division 240 0.21 0.26 $18.63 $38,760
San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division 60 0.54 0.68 $18.45 $38,390
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 340 0.31 0.38 $18.25 $37,960
Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ (8) (8) (8) $17.92 $37,270
York-Hanover, PA 200 1.11 1.38 $17.43 $36,260
Greeley, CO (8) (8) (8) $17.32 $36,030
Bend-Redmond, OR (8) (8) (8) $17.04 $35,450

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area 380 2.29 2.84 $12.55 $26,110
Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area 370 2.35 2.92 $11.20 $23,300
North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area 360 1.32 1.64 $12.73 $26,470
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area 360 2.61 3.24 $13.43 $27,940
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area 330 1.74 2.16 $14.81 $30,800

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

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Nevada nonmetropolitan area 170 3.92 4.87