Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment (53-7061)

Occupation description:  Wash or otherwise clean vehicles, machinery, and other equipment. Use such materials as water, cleaning agents, brushes, cloths, and hoses. Excludes Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners (37-2011).

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 653707 8.35 2429
United States 346,900380,000 9.53,310 12,09015,400

Job outlook

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


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 12.398.719.69 11.2313.8417.87
Alaska 13.6610.0810.77 12.4814.9718.89
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 14.3710.0810.97 12.9716.1620.63
Fairbanks North Star Borough 11.8810.0710.25 11.5313.2514.61

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
956192 20.118.4 13.4
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation292
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation9
UI claimants previously working in occupation102
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 713
Number of job position postings 150
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.8

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