Parking lot attendants

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Total Workforce

92k

Average Age

37.3

Estimated Job Growth

6.2%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$20,762

Average Male Salary

$21,407

Average Female Salary

$16,220

About

Parking lot attendants are most often employed by the Other personal services industry. The average yearly wage for Parking lot attendants was $20,762 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Parking lot attendants by wage are Teacher assistants, Models, demonstrators, & product promoters, and Helpersproduction workers.

Parking lot attendants are part of the Transportation Occupations, along with Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Air traffic controllers & airfield operations specialists, Flight attendants, Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians, Bus drivers, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, Taxi drivers & chauffeurs, Motor vehicle operators, all other, Locomotive engineers & operators, Railroad conductors & yardmasters, Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers, Ship & boat captains & operators, Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers, Parking lot attendants, Automotive & watercraft service attendants-, Transportation inspectors, Transportation attendants, except flight attendants, Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians, Crane & tower operators, and Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Parking lot attendants and on wages and locations for those in the field. Other personal services is the industry that employs the most Parking lot attendants, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Parking lot attendants, by average wage, is Automotive repair & maintenance. Parking lot attendants are paid most in LA City (East Central/Hollywood) PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in LA City (Central/Univ. of Southern California & Exposition Park) PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$20,762

AVERAGE SALARY

± $1,826

In 2017, Parking lot attendants earned an average of $20,762, $31,303 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Models, demonstrators, & product promoters make somewhat more than Parking lot attendants while Teacher assistants make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Parking lot attendants as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.364

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Parking lot attendants had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.364, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Parking lot attendants (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Parking lot attendants.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Parking lot attendants.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Parking lot attendants, by number of employees, are Other personal services, Car Dealers, and Amusement & Recreation.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Parking lot attendants, by average wage, are Automotive repair & maintenance, Services incidental to transportation, and Other personal services.

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Industries by Share

92k

2017 Workforce

± 7,444

3.82%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 11.1%

The number of people employed as Parking lot attendants has been growing at a rate of 3.82%, from 88,597 people in 2016 to 91,985 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Parking lot attendants employed by various industries. Other personal services employs the largest share of Parking lot attendants at  49.5%, followed by Car Dealers with 9.91% and Amusement & Recreation with 8.22%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Parking lot attendants in the US. The average age of male Parking lot attendants in the workforce is 36.9 and of female Parking lot attendants is 40, and the most common race/ethnicity for Parking lot attendants is White.

Gender Composition

80.5k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 6,966

11.4k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 2,626

87.6% of Parking lot attendants are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Parking lot attendants.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Parking lot attendants

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

58.5% of Parking lot attendants are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 19.4% of Parking lot attendants, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Parking lot attendants.

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Age by Gender

36.9

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.42

40

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 3.69

The median age of Parking lot attendants is 37.3, and Male employees are generally 3.14 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Parking lot attendants from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Parking lot attendants is Business but a relatively high number of Parking lot attendants hold a major in Social Sciences.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Parking lot attendants from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Parking lot attendants need many skills, but most especially Active Listening, Service Orientation, and Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Parking lot attendants need more than the average amount of Service Orientation, Mathematics, and Operation and Control.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Parking lot attendants from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Parking lot attendants are expected to see a growth of 6.2% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

6.2%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Parking lot attendants. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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