Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

3.0/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $14.08 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 87% (Robots are watching)

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated
Qualities required for this occupation:
Manual Dexterity
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Assisting and Caring for Others
Finger Dexterity
very important
quite important
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment' job openings is expected to rise 5.8% by 2031
'Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment' was $29,280, or $14.08 hourly
'Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment' are paid 36.0% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as cleaners of vehicles and equipment?

As of 2021 there were 351,960 people employed as Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment within the United States.
This represents around 0.25% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 400 people are employed as Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment.

Job description

Wash or otherwise clean vehicles, machinery, and other equipment. Use such materials as water, cleaning agents, brushes, cloths, and hoses.

SOC Code: 53-7061.00


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Rohan (Small chance) says
Since, this work requires manual labour, robots may find it hard to take over this job!
May 06, 2020 at 02:21 AM
Simon Prescott (Could go either way) says
I am a car detailer and I think half of the job is completed by an automated car wash
Aug 25, 2019 at 05:23 PM

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