Occupational Employment Statistics


49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers

Repair and replace tires.

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 300113$15.83/hr$12.12/hr$13.07/hr$14.50/hr$18.12/hr$22.98/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities1,660$15.72/hr
Other Services130$14.83/hr
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northeast Minnesota N/A$13.74/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/A$17.59/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN N/A$16.02/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/A$13.78/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/A$15.29/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/A$13.30/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/A$15.13/hrN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA N/A$15.92/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/A$18.46/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/A$14.52/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/A$18.10/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 70$14.14/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 170$14.46/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 190$15.65/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 220$15.57/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 300$14.50/hr8.0%
Central Minnesota 370$15.69/hr8.1%
Minnesota 1,800$15.64/hr-0.1%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants 2,850$13.20/hr10.4%
Helpers--Extraction Workers 50$20.98/hr21.3%
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers 470$21.11/hr6.0%
Engine and Other Machine Assemblers N/AN/AN/A

  • Clean and tidy up the shop.
  • Inspect tire casings for defects, such as holes or tears.
  • Remount wheels onto vehicles.
  • Place wheels on balancing machines to determine counterweights required to balance wheels.
  • Unbolt and remove wheels from vehicles, using lug wrenches or other hand or power tools.
  • Unbolt and remove wheels from vehicles, using lug wrenches or other hand or power tools.
  • Raise vehicles, using hydraulic jacks.
  • Separate tubed tires from wheels, using rubber mallets and metal bars or mechanical tire changers.
  • Identify tire size and ply and inflate tires accordingly.
  • Assist mechanics and perform various mechanical duties, such as changing oil or checking and replacing batteries.