Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

Wash or otherwise clean vehicles, machinery, and other equipment. Use such materials as water, cleaning agents, brushes, cloths, and hoses. Excludes "Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners" (37-2011).


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)
348,770 1.0 % $11.85 $24,660 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.51 $9.26 $10.68 $13.16 $17.13
Annual Wage (2) $17,700 $19,260 $22,220 $27,380 $35,630


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 144,160 15.87 $10.70 $22,250
Automobile Dealers 86,220 6.77 $11.66 $24,250
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 18,140 8.89 $11.44 $23,800
Animal Slaughtering and Processing 6,950 1.42 $12.30 $25,580
Gasoline Stations 5,810 0.63 $10.31 $21,440

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 144,160 15.87 $10.70 $22,250
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 18,140 8.89 $11.44 $23,800
Automobile Dealers 86,220 6.77 $11.66 $24,250
Charter Bus Industry 1,340 4.62 $11.94 $24,840
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers 5,640 3.75 $11.58 $24,090

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government (OES Designation) 5,360 0.10 $24.60 $51,170
Coal Mining 70 0.13 $23.91 $49,740
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 50 0.01 $23.45 $48,770
Scheduled Air Transportation 3,000 0.71 $22.76 $47,350
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 270 0.01 $21.52 $44,760


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)
California 49,270 3.09 1.24 $12.32 $25,630
Texas 35,180 3.00 1.21 $10.96 $22,790
Florida 25,650 3.12 1.26 $11.25 $23,400
Illinois 17,910 3.03 1.22 $13.18 $27,420
New York 17,120 1.88 0.76 $15.43 $32,090




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)
Idaho 2,150 3.24 1.30 $10.96 $22,810
Florida 25,650 3.12 1.26 $11.25 $23,400
California 49,270 3.09 1.24 $12.32 $25,630
Nevada 3,860 3.04 1.22 $10.62 $22,090
Illinois 17,910 3.03 1.22 $13.18 $27,420




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 520 0.74 0.30 $17.82 $37,070
New York 17,120 1.88 0.76 $15.43 $32,090
North Dakota 1,270 2.99 1.20 $14.39 $29,930
Massachusetts 4,450 1.29 0.52 $13.79 $28,680
Washington 7,380 2.41 0.97 $13.50 $28,090





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)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 13,410 3.18 1.28 $12.20 $25,390
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 11,210 1.70 0.68 $16.83 $35,000
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 11,000 3.02 1.22 $13.81 $28,730
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 8,840 3.01 1.21 $11.33 $23,570
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 6,060 4.45 1.79 $11.95 $24,860
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 5,890 3.77 1.52 $12.14 $25,250
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 5,760 2.37 0.95 $11.17 $23,220
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 5,320 2.14 0.86 $11.50 $23,920
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,940 2.58 1.04 $12.08 $25,130
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 4,790 4.09 1.65 $11.84 $24,630