Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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, install antifreeze, or replace lights or other accessories, such as windshield wiper blades or fan belts. May repair or 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)
118,850 1.9 % $12.07 $25,100 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.95 $9.76 $11.24 $13.46 $16.90
Annual Wage (2) $18,620 $20,300 $23,390 $28,000 $35,160


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 42,930 4.67 $11.62 $24,160
Gasoline Stations 22,090 2.38 $10.89 $22,650
Automobile Dealers 14,010 1.09 $12.73 $26,480
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) 3,770 0.13 $11.50 $23,910
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 2,140 0.17 $11.53 $23,990

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 42,930 4.67 $11.62 $24,160
Gasoline Stations 22,090 2.38 $10.89 $22,650
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation 230 1.27 $13.01 $27,060
Automobile Dealers 14,010 1.09 $12.73 $26,480
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 1,340 0.64 $13.49 $28,050

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 110 0.01 $23.02 $47,890
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 190 0.01 $19.91 $41,420
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 40 0.01 $18.44 $38,360
Support Activities for Water Transportation 190 0.21 $17.81 $37,040
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 1,160 0.02 $17.08 $35,530


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 11,350 0.95 1.14 $12.22 $25,420
New Jersey 10,270 2.56 3.07 $10.54 $21,930
California 8,910 0.53 0.64 $14.18 $29,480
Oregon 5,460 2.98 3.58 $11.92 $24,800
New York 5,320 0.58 0.69 $11.62 $24,180




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)
Oregon 5,460 2.98 3.58 $11.92 $24,800
New Jersey 10,270 2.56 3.07 $10.54 $21,930
Utah 1,960 1.39 1.67 $11.98 $24,930
Mississippi 1,430 1.28 1.53 $11.45 $23,820
Wyoming 340 1.25 1.50 $13.67 $28,440




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Montana 130 0.29 0.35 $16.30 $33,910
North Dakota 310 0.74 0.89 $15.19 $31,590
Alaska 310 0.99 1.18 $14.27 $29,690
California 8,910 0.53 0.64 $14.18 $29,480
Washington 2,220 0.70 0.83 $14.11 $29,340



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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 5,770 0.86 1.03 $10.87 $22,610
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 2,280 1.97 2.37 $12.55 $26,090
Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division 1,830 3.46 4.14 $11.25 $23,400
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 1,820 1.34 1.61 $11.55 $24,030
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,790 0.68 0.82 $11.68 $24,280
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,710 0.69 0.82 $12.72 $26,450
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 1,700 0.92 1.11 $12.81 $26,640
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 1,480 0.40 0.48 $13.85 $28,800
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 1,390 1.17 1.41 $10.48 $21,800
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,320 0.69 0.82 $12.99 $27,030


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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)
Grants Pass, OR 180 7.31 8.77 $11.88 $24,710
Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ 390 6.67 8.00 $9.29 $19,330
Albany, OR 230 5.38 6.45 $12.69 $26,390
Ocean City, NJ 150 3.98 4.78 $10.52 $21,880
Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division 1,830 3.46 4.14 $11.25 $23,400
Bend-Redmond, OR 240 3.12 3.74 $11.22 $23,330
Midland, TX 270 3.02 3.62 $13.80 $28,700
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 380 3.01 3.61 $11.26 $23,420
Watertown-Fort Drum, NY 120 2.96 3.55 $11.67 $24,270
Texarkana, TX-AR 140 2.55 3.05 $12.22 $25,420