Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants (53-6031)

Occupation description:  Service automobiles, buses, trucks, boats, and other automotive or marine vehicles with fuel, lubricants, and accessories. Collect payment for services and supplies. May lubricate vehicle, change motor oil, install antifreeze, or replace lights or other accessories, such as windshield wiper blades or fan belts. May repair or replace tires.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 290301 3.81 1213
United States 105,800117,600 11.11,170 4,2105,380

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities. Read more.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 11.678.619.36 10.7813.0416.54
Alaska 13.029.9910.88 12.4914.6217.22
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 13.599.9011.64 13.3214.8217.97
Fairbanks North Star Borough 13.8210.3712.00 13.5014.9018.17
Southeast Region 12.269.8010.32 11.6913.8415.55
Balance of State 12.4010.1110.63 11.5014.1116.89

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
41073 17.822.3 15.5
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation146
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation1
UI claimants previously working in occupation52
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 302
Number of job position postings 46
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 6.6

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: No formal educational credential Work experience: None On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training