Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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)
373,290 1.1 % $12.39 $25,770 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.71 $9.69 $11.23 $13.84 $17.87
Annual Wage (2) $18,130 $20,160 $23,360 $28,790 $37,170


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 149,690 16.27 $11.13 $23,140
Automobile Dealers 89,410 6.94 $12.12 $25,200
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 19,850 9.45 $11.98 $24,910
Animal Slaughtering and Processing 7,690 1.52 $12.82 $26,670
Services to Buildings and Dwellings 6,710 0.32 $11.89 $24,730

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 149,690 16.27 $11.13 $23,140
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 19,850 9.45 $11.98 $24,910
Automobile Dealers 89,410 6.94 $12.12 $25,200
Charter Bus Industry 1,590 5.30 $12.57 $26,140
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers 5,970 3.89 $12.10 $25,160

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 5,650 0.10 $23.72 $49,330
Scheduled Air Transportation 5,170 1.18 $23.38 $48,630
Coal Mining 90 0.18 $23.29 $48,440
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 270 0.01 $21.94 $45,640
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 60 0.01 $21.77 $45,270


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 56,640 3.39 1.30 $13.08 $27,200
Texas 38,830 3.27 1.25 $11.81 $24,560
Florida 26,800 3.18 1.22 $11.59 $24,110
New York 19,140 2.08 0.79 $15.92 $33,110
Illinois 17,690 2.98 1.14 $13.58 $28,250




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)
Nebraska 3,670 3.79 1.45 $12.91 $26,860
Idaho 2,400 3.51 1.34 $10.80 $22,470
California 56,640 3.39 1.30 $13.08 $27,200
Arkansas 4,010 3.34 1.28 $11.31 $23,530
Texas 38,830 3.27 1.25 $11.81 $24,560




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 540 0.76 0.29 $18.77 $39,050
New York 19,140 2.08 0.79 $15.92 $33,110
North Dakota 1,180 2.82 1.08 $15.52 $32,280
Massachusetts 4,080 1.16 0.44 $14.71 $30,600
Washington 7,720 2.42 0.93 $14.29 $29,730



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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)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 16,400 3.70 1.41 $13.18 $27,420
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 12,250 1.83 0.70 $16.68 $34,690
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 11,090 3.03 1.16 $14.67 $30,510
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 9,780 3.34 1.27 $12.18 $25,340
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 6,900 4.80 1.83 $12.13 $25,220
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 6,690 2.68 1.02 $11.70 $24,330
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 5,410 3.35 1.28 $12.86 $26,760
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 5,310 2.03 0.77 $11.63 $24,190
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 5,190 2.62 1.00 $11.96 $24,870
Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division 4,830 4.86 1.86 $12.56 $26,130


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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)
Sherman-Denison, TX 310 6.80 2.60 $12.58 $26,160
Lubbock, TX 850 5.93 2.26 $10.20 $21,220
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 1,520 5.89 2.25 $11.33 $23,570
Merced, CA 390 5.63 2.15 $12.30 $25,580
Amarillo, TX 630 5.54 2.12 $11.51 $23,940
Lima, OH 270 5.49 2.09 $12.81 $26,640
Modesto, CA 990 5.48 2.09 $13.31 $27,680
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 460 5.39 2.06 $12.50 $25,990
Pocatello, ID 180 5.33 2.03 $10.77 $22,390
Billings, MT 450 5.20 1.99 $12.44 $25,870