Occupational Employment Statistics


49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers

Repair and replace tires.

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 26092$15.90/hr$11.69/hr$13.11/hr$14.80/hr$18.73/hr$22.27/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities1,730$14.92/hr
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Other ServicesN/A$12.71/hr
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/A$14.65/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/A$15.79/hrN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA N/A$14.63/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/A$14.87/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/A$17.48/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/A$14.97/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/A$13.30/hr2.4%
Southwest Minnesota N/A$16.95/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN N/A$14.63/hr-2.9%
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/A$13.41/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/A$12.12/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 40$12.84/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 60$13.88/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 200$13.76/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 210$13.44/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 260$14.80/hr8.0%
Central Minnesota 350$15.62/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,870$14.80/hr-0.1%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Service Station Attendants 2,690$12.96/hr10.4%
Helpers--Extraction Workers 50$17.39/hr21.3%
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers 320$18.69/hr6.0%
Engine and Other Machine Assemblers N/AN/A-13.2%

  • 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.