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Cleaner of Vehicles and Equipment Salary Information

The salary statistics of cleaners of vehicles and equipment are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of cleaners of vehicles and equipment within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The cleaners of vehicles and equipment annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Cleaner of Vehicles and Equipment Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,700
25th Percentile Wage
$19,260
50th Percentile Wage
$22,220
75th Percentile Wage
$27,380
90th Percentile Wage
$35,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cleaners of vehicles and equipment. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) cleaners of vehicles and equipment is $35,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $22,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,700. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 101% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of cleaners of vehicles and equipment from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201622,2204.10%10.67%
201521,3103.00%-
201420,6702.13%-
201320,2301.88%-
201219,850--

Table 2. Cleaner of Vehicles and Equipment Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of cleaners of vehicles and equipment in 19 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for cleaners of vehicles and equipment occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $55,450. The lowest paying sector is the health care and social assistance sector (annual salary $19,550).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$55,450
Mining
$29,860
Manufacturing
$26,770
Educational Services
$26,580
Construction
$26,380
Accommodation and Food Services
$26,090
Transportation and Warehousing
$26,080
Information
$25,130
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$24,370
Wholesale Trade
$24,060
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$23,120
Finance and Insurance
$22,980
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$22,980
Retail Trade
$22,580
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$21,870
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$21,790
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$20,960
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$20,810
Health Care and Social Assistance
$19,550

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment by States

From the above tables we note that not only cleaners of vehicles and equipment salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of cleaners of vehicles and equipment in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,050 to $41,580. The highest paying state for cleaners of vehicles and equipment is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $41,580. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,050. For more salary information of cleaners of vehicles and equipment profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
District of Columbia
$41,580
North Dakota
$27,090
Washington
$25,760
Vermont
$25,220
Alaska
$24,930
Oregon
$24,880
Hawaii
$24,810
Wisconsin
$24,760
Massachusetts
$24,670
New Hampshire
$24,560
Wyoming
$24,110
New York
$24,060
Nebraska
$24,010
Connecticut
$23,910
Maine
$23,560
Rhode Island
$23,460
California
$23,430
Iowa
$23,190
Montana
$23,140
Oklahoma
$22,840
Maryland
$22,770
Colorado
$22,590
Minnesota
$22,570
Arkansas
$22,370
Kansas
$22,300
Tennessee
$22,290
Utah
$22,270
Illinois
$22,200
Ohio
$21,950
South Dakota
$21,660
Mississippi
$21,620
Alabama
$21,580
Indiana
$21,340
New Mexico
$21,280
South Carolina
$21,280
Texas
$21,050
Nevada
$21,000
Delaware
$20,960
Pennsylvania
$20,950
Kentucky
$20,690
Arizona
$20,560
New Jersey
$20,500
Virginia
$20,440
Florida
$20,370
Georgia
$20,200
Michigan
$20,090
North Carolina
$20,050
West Virginia
$19,900
Missouri
$19,870
Idaho
$19,860
Louisiana
$19,550
Guam
$18,560
Virgin Islands
$18,460
Puerto Rico
$18,050


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