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 $19.77 $41,110
East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area 130 3.25 4.04 $13.26 $27,590
Central Montana nonmetropolitan area 100 3.08 3.82 $13.93 $28,970
North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area 120 2.81 3.49 $15.15 $31,510
Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area 180 2.69 3.35 $16.87 $35,100

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area 100 1.82 2.26 $19.97 $41,530
North Nevada nonmetropolitan area 170 3.92 4.87 $19.77 $41,110
Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $18.38 $38,220
Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area 150 2.33 2.90 $18.03 $37,500
Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area 180 2.69 3.35 $16.87 $35,100


About May 2017 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.