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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of parking lot attendants from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
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|
|New Hampshire|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New York|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |