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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,130
25th Percentile Wage
$20,160
50th Percentile Wage
$23,360
75th Percentile Wage
$28,790
90th Percentile Wage
$37,170

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 $37,170. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $23,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,130. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 105% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of cleaners of vehicles and equipment from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$23,360
4.88% 15.03%
2016
$22,220
4.10% -
2015
$21,310
3.00% -
2014
$20,670
2.13% -
2013
$20,230
1.88% -
2012
$19,850
- -

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

The average salaries of cleaners of vehicles and equipment in 20 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 $52,690. The lowest paying sector is the health care and social assistance sector (annual salary $20,330).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$52,690
Utilities
$32,540
Mining
$29,610
Construction
$28,620
Transportation and Warehousing
$28,530
Manufacturing
$27,490
Educational Services
$26,310
Wholesale Trade
$24,950
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$24,900
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$24,850
Accommodation and Food Services
$24,240
Finance and Insurance
$24,190
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$24,150
Retail Trade
$23,540
Information
$23,420
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$23,180
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$23,150
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$21,920
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$21,660
Health Care and Social Assistance
$20,330

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 $18,530 to $42,950. The highest paying state for cleaners of vehicles and equipment is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $42,950. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,530. 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
$42,950
North Dakota
$28,960
Washington
$27,530
Vermont
$27,180
Massachusetts
$26,350
Alaska
$25,950
New Hampshire
$25,880
Hawaii
$25,410
Wyoming
$25,350
New York
$25,260
Oregon
$25,180
Minnesota
$24,650
Maryland
$24,520
Wisconsin
$24,470
California
$24,430
Connecticut
$24,360
Montana
$24,340
Maine
$24,170
Nebraska
$24,120
Rhode Island
$24,040
Kansas
$23,910
Colorado
$23,450
Iowa
$23,430
Tennessee
$23,250
Oklahoma
$23,240
Illinois
$23,020
Pennsylvania
$22,800
Texas
$22,610
Utah
$22,570
Arkansas
$22,530
Ohio
$22,500
South Dakota
$22,420
Arizona
$22,260
Indiana
$22,190
Mississippi
$22,190
New Mexico
$22,060
Georgia
$21,990
Alabama
$21,920
South Carolina
$21,800
Nevada
$21,710
Michigan
$21,500
New Jersey
$21,450
Florida
$21,410
West Virginia
$21,360
Missouri
$21,220
Delaware
$21,130
North Carolina
$21,070
Kentucky
$20,880
Idaho
$20,710
Virginia
$20,620
Virgin Islands
$19,320
Louisiana
$19,310
Guam
$18,990
Puerto Rico
$18,530



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