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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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$33,980
75th Percentile Wage
$25,990
50th Percentile Wage
$20,670
25th Percentile Wage
$18,300
10th Percentile Wage
$17,040

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 $33,980. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $20,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,040. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 99% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Table 2. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $20,670 2.17%
2013 $20,230 1.91%
2012 $19,850 %
2011 $19,850 0.86%
2010 $19,680 -

Table 2 shows the salary trend for cleaners of vehicles and equipment from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 5.03%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.91%.

Table 3. Average Salary of Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment vs. Related Jobs

Table 4. 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 4. 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 $52,150. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $19,260).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$52,150
Mining
$26,690
Construction
$26,300
Manufacturing
$25,530
Educational Services
$23,940
Information
$23,680
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$23,580
Transportation and Warehousing
$23,580
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$23,270
Wholesale Trade
$23,100
Finance and Insurance
$22,510
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$22,150
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$22,040
Retail Trade
$21,200
Health Care and Social Assistance
$20,920
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$20,580
Accommodation and Food Services
$19,640
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$19,290
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$19,260

Table 5. 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 $17,710 to $39,960. The highest paying state for cleaners of vehicles and equipment is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $39,960. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $17,710. 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
$39,960
Alaska
$26,030
Washington
$24,680
Rhode Island
$24,390
New Hampshire
$23,850
Hawaii
$23,800
Connecticut
$23,720
North Dakota
$23,600
Minnesota
$23,490
Vermont
$23,150
Oregon
$23,080
Maine
$22,970
Wisconsin
$22,800
Wyoming
$22,360
New York
$22,350
Iowa
$22,020
Idaho
$21,950
Nebraska
$21,950
Massachusetts
$21,760
Mississippi
$21,720
Oklahoma
$21,310
California
$21,090
Maryland
$21,010
Indiana
$20,990
Colorado
$20,930
Virginia
$20,870
Alabama
$20,840
Utah
$20,830
Tennessee
$20,690
Arkansas
$20,500
Pennsylvania
$20,500
South Dakota
$20,410
Louisiana
$20,320
Ohio
$20,320
Texas
$20,240
Kansas
$20,050
Kentucky
$20,030
Delaware
$20,020
Montana
$20,000
Illinois
$19,960
New Jersey
$19,840
Nevada
$19,790
South Carolina
$19,670
North Carolina
$19,630
New Mexico
$19,570
Michigan
$19,500
Georgia
$19,490
Florida
$19,200
Arizona
$19,160
Missouri
$19,060
Virgin Islands
$18,860
West Virginia
$18,730
Guam
$17,890
Puerto Rico
$17,710