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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Parking Lot Attendant Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,320
25th Percentile Wage
$20,140
50th Percentile Wage
$22,810
75th Percentile Wage
$26,270
90th Percentile Wage
$32,420

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 $32,420. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $22,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,320. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 76% 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 parking lot attendants from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$22,810
4.73% 14.34%
2016
$21,730
5.06% -
2015
$20,630
4.02% -
2014
$19,800
1.52% -
2013
$19,500
-0.21% -
2012
$19,540
- -

Table 2. Parking Lot Attendant Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of parking lot attendants in 17 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 manufacturing sector with an annual salary $35,170. The lowest paying sector is the finance and insurance sector (annual salary $20,810).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$35,170
Health Care and Social Assistance
$25,960
Educational Services
$25,760
Federal, State, and Local Government
$25,670
Construction
$24,790
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$24,320
Retail Trade
$23,260
Information
$23,240
Transportation and Warehousing
$22,870
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$22,790
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$22,760
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$22,720
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$22,630
Wholesale Trade
$22,350
Accommodation and Food Services
$21,890
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$21,730
Finance and Insurance
$20,810

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 $17,930 to $30,000. The highest paying state for parking lot attendants is Massachusetts with a median annual salary of $30,000. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $17,930. For more salary information of parking lot attendants profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Massachusetts
$30,000
Wyoming
$27,010
New Hampshire
$25,780
Washington
$25,760
Maine
$25,660
District of Columbia
$25,160
Vermont
$24,910
California
$24,420
Oregon
$23,980
Alaska
$23,890
Illinois
$23,820
North Dakota
$23,630
Minnesota
$23,560
Connecticut
$23,330
Nevada
$23,150
South Dakota
$23,050
Delaware
$23,050
Hawaii
$22,870
Colorado
$22,850
Pennsylvania
$22,840
North Carolina
$22,810
New York
$22,670
Virginia
$22,560
Wisconsin
$22,450
New Jersey
$22,450
Arizona
$22,310
Utah
$22,170
Rhode Island
$21,930
New Mexico
$21,370
Texas
$21,260
Alabama
$21,130
South Carolina
$21,030
Iowa
$21,010
Maryland
$20,940
Missouri
$20,580
Ohio
$20,550
Nebraska
$20,310
Tennessee
$20,110
Michigan
$20,050
Kentucky
$20,040
Georgia
$19,860
West Virginia
$19,750
Indiana
$19,670
Oklahoma
$19,620
Florida
$19,590
Montana
$19,510
Arkansas
$19,390
Kansas
$19,250
Louisiana
$19,160
Guam
$19,060
Idaho
$18,720
Mississippi
$18,400
Puerto Rico
$17,930



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