Cleaners of vehicles & equipment

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
353k
Average Age
35.6
Estimated Job Growth
3.6%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$24,174
Average Male Salary
$24,806
Average Female Salary
$21,201

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Cleaners of vehicles & equipment are most often employed by the Car washes industry. The average yearly wage for Cleaners of vehicles & equipment was $24,174 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Cleaners of vehicles & equipment by wage are Recreation workers, Home health aides, and Models, demonstrators, & product promoters.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Cleaners of vehicles & equipment are Tulare & Porterville Cities PUMA, CA, Layton, Clearfield, Kaysville, Syracuse & Clinton Cities PUMA, UT, and Hawthorne City PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Cleaners of vehicles & equipment are Tulare & Porterville Cities PUMA, CA, Hawthorne City PUMA, CA, and Flint City Area PUMA, MI.

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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Cleaners of vehicles & equipment and on wages and locations for those in the field. Car washes is the industry that employs the most Cleaners of vehicles & equipment, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Cleaners of vehicles & equipment, by average wage, is Fishing, hunting & trapping. Cleaners of vehicles & equipment are paid most in Madison County (East) PUMA, IL but are relatively concentrated in Tulare & Porterville Cities PUMA, CA.

Yearly Wage

$24,174
AVERAGE SALARY
± $982

In 2020, Cleaners of vehicles & equipment earned an average of $24,174, $31,780 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Models, demonstrators, & product promoters make somewhat more than Cleaners of vehicles & equipment while Recreation workers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Cleaners of vehicles & equipment as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.412
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Cleaners of vehicles & equipment had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.412, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Cleaners of vehicles & equipment (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 Cleaners of vehicles & equipment.

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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 Cleaners of vehicles & equipment.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Cleaners of vehicles & equipment, by average wage, are Fishing, hunting & trapping, Lessors of real estate, and offices of real estate agents and brokers, and Coal mining.

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Industries by Share

353k
2020 Workforce
± 14,566
−1.15%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 5.89%

The number of people employed as Cleaners of vehicles & equipment has been declining at a rate of −1.15%, from 356,955 people in 2019 to 352,837 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Cleaners of vehicles & equipment employed by various industries. Car washes employs the largest share of Cleaners of vehicles & equipment at  27.8%, followed by Car Dealers with 20.5% and Automotive equipment rental & leasing with 4.16%.

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Demographic information on Cleaners of vehicles & equipment in the US. The average age of male Cleaners of vehicles & equipment in the workforce is 35 and of female Cleaners of vehicles & equipment is 38.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Cleaners of vehicles & equipment is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

291k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 13,231
61.8k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 6,104

82.5% of Cleaners of vehicles & equipment are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Cleaners of vehicles & equipment.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Cleaners of vehicles & equipment
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

43.2% of Cleaners of vehicles & equipment are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 18.6% of Cleaners of vehicles & equipment, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Cleaners of vehicles & equipment.

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Age by Sex

35
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.686
38.6
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.48

The median age of Cleaners of vehicles & equipment is 35.6, and Male employees are generally 3.68 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Data on higher education choices for Cleaners of vehicles & equipment from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Cleaners of vehicles & equipment is Business but a relatively high number of Cleaners of vehicles & equipment hold a major in Protective Services.

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predictive-analysisSkills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Cleaners of vehicles & equipment from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Cleaners of vehicles & equipment need many skills, but most especially Operation and Control, Operation Monitoring, and Quality Control Analysis. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Cleaners of vehicles & equipment need more than the average amount of Equipment Selection, Operation and Control, and Equipment Maintenance.

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Projections on job growth for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment are expected to see a growth of 3.6% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow less than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment.
3.6%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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