Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
378,850 1.1 % $12.93 $26,900 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.96 $10.21 $11.79 $14.44 $18.41
Annual Wage (2) $18,630 $21,230 $24,530 $30,040 $38,280


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 149,250 16.08 $11.70 $24,330
Automobile Dealers 90,620 7.01 $12.65 $26,310
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 21,100 9.85 $12.55 $26,110
Animal Slaughtering and Processing 7,900 1.53 $13.69 $28,470
Support Activities for Air Transportation 7,860 3.63 $13.60 $28,280

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 149,250 16.08 $11.70 $24,330
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 21,100 9.85 $12.55 $26,110
Automobile Dealers 90,620 7.01 $12.65 $26,310
Charter Bus Industry 1,390 4.71 $12.99 $27,010
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers 6,430 4.06 $12.69 $26,390

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Coal Mining 130 0.26 $23.83 $49,560
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 5,700 0.10 $23.64 $49,170
Scheduled Air Transportation 4,520 1.00 $23.39 $48,660
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 280 0.01 $22.33 $46,450
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills 30 0.04 $22.12 $46,010


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 57,770 3.40 1.30 $13.87 $28,840
Texas 37,140 3.07 1.17 $12.26 $25,500
Florida 27,710 3.22 1.23 $12.32 $25,630
New York 19,520 2.08 0.79 $16.27 $33,830
Illinois 17,870 2.98 1.14 $13.38 $27,830




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 3,910 4.00 1.53 $13.55 $28,180
Arkansas 4,460 3.68 1.41 $11.71 $24,350
North Dakota 1,420 3.41 1.30 $14.29 $29,710
Nevada 4,580 3.40 1.30 $11.39 $23,680
California 57,770 3.40 1.30 $13.87 $28,840




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 510 0.71 0.27 $18.67 $38,840
New York 19,520 2.08 0.79 $16.27 $33,830
Massachusetts 4,210 1.18 0.45 $15.24 $31,690
Washington 8,120 2.49 0.95 $14.80 $30,780
Vermont 750 2.46 0.94 $14.29 $29,730





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-Anaheim, CA 21,850 3.57 1.36 $14.00 $29,120
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 18,800 1.98 0.76 $15.51 $32,250
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 13,930 3.00 1.15 $13.80 $28,700
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 10,760 3.02 1.15 $12.60 $26,200
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 9,130 3.06 1.17 $12.91 $26,850
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 7,200 2.78 1.06 $12.47 $25,930
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 6,500 2.69 1.03 $15.31 $31,840
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 6,240 2.19 0.84 $12.40 $25,800
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 6,160 4.13 1.58 $12.51 $26,010
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 5,740 2.79 1.07 $12.49 $25,970