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Parking Lot Attendant Salary Information

The salary statistics of parking lot attendants are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of parking lot attendants within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The parking lot attendants 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. Parking Lot Attendant Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,820
25th Percentile Wage
$19,250
50th Percentile Wage
$21,730
75th Percentile Wage
$25,120
90th Percentile Wage
$30,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for parking lot attendants. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) parking lot attendants is $30,910. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $21,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,820. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 73% 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 parking lot attendants from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201621,7305.06%10.08%
201520,6304.02%-
201419,8001.52%-
201319,500-0.21%-
201219,540--

Table 2. Parking Lot Attendant Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of parking lot attendants in 15 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 parking lot attendants occupations is the educational services sector with an annual salary $25,870. The lowest paying sector is the finance and insurance sector (annual salary $19,820).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$25,870
Health Care and Social Assistance
$25,320
Construction
$24,790
Federal, State, and Local Government
$24,670
Retail Trade
$22,330
Information
$22,240
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$22,080
Transportation and Warehousing
$21,920
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$21,730
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$21,500
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$21,220
Accommodation and Food Services
$21,000
Wholesale Trade
$20,930
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$20,280
Finance and Insurance
$19,820

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Parking Lot Attendants by States

From the above tables we note that not only parking lot attendants 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 parking lot attendants in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $17,780 to $25,830. The highest paying state for parking lot attendants is New Hampshire with a median annual salary of $25,830. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $17,780. For more salary information of parking lot attendants profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New Hampshire
$25,830
Maine
$25,660
Washington
$24,130
California
$23,670
District of Columbia
$23,660
Wyoming
$23,250
South Dakota
$23,080
Alaska
$22,990
Massachusetts
$22,980
Vermont
$22,900
Nevada
$22,790
Minnesota
$22,680
Oregon
$22,660
Illinois
$22,490
Connecticut
$22,300
North Carolina
$22,170
New Jersey
$22,090
Utah
$22,090
New York
$21,900
Rhode Island
$21,830
Colorado
$21,790
Virginia
$21,750
West Virginia
$21,600
Pennsylvania
$21,460
North Dakota
$21,390
South Carolina
$21,110
Wisconsin
$21,030
New Mexico
$20,740
Delaware
$20,430
Hawaii
$20,350
Iowa
$20,350
Arizona
$20,340
Texas
$20,070
Alabama
$19,950
Ohio
$19,900
Maryland
$19,720
Missouri
$19,700
Nebraska
$19,520
Montana
$19,510
Michigan
$19,510
Louisiana
$19,480
Kentucky
$19,420
Tennessee
$19,360
Oklahoma
$19,240
Florida
$19,200
Georgia
$19,150
Arkansas
$18,950
Indiana
$18,520
Idaho
$18,360
Kansas
$18,320
Mississippi
$18,190
Puerto Rico
$17,780


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