Parking lot attendants

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Total Workforce

87.5k

Average Age

36.8

Average Salary

$21,175

Average Male Salary

$21,968

Average Female Salary

$16,480

About

Parking lot attendants are most often employed by the Other personal services industry. The average yearly wage for Parking lot attendants was $21,175 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Parking lot attendants by wage are Food preparation and serving related workers, all other, Laundry & drycleaning workers, and Nonfarm animal caretakers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Parking lot attendants are LA City (Southeast/East Vernon) PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Parking lot attendants are LA City (Southeast/East Vernon) PUMA, CA.

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 Services incidental to transportation. Parking lot attendants are paid most in LA City (East Central/Hollywood) PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in LA City (Southeast/East Vernon) PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$21,175

AVERAGE SALARY

± $1,249

In 2018, Parking lot attendants earned an average of $21,175, $32,713 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Laundry & drycleaning workers make somewhat more than Parking lot attendants while Food preparation and serving related workers, all other 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

0.341

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Parking lot attendants had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.341, 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 Traveler accommodation.

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Industries by Share

87.5k

2018 Workforce

± 7,260

-4.87%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 12.2%

The number of people employed as Parking lot attendants has been declining at a rate of -4.87%, from 91,985 people in 2017 to 87,505 people in 2018.

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  49.8%, followed by Car Dealers with 8.81% and Traveler accommodation with 6.89%.

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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 36.6 and of female Parking lot attendants is 37.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Parking lot attendants is White.

Gender Composition

74.9k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 6,716

12.6k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 2,761

85.6% 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

52.9% of Parking lot attendants are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 25.9% 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

36.6

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.48

37.8

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 3.47

The median age of Parking lot attendants is 36.8, and Male employees are generally 1.17 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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