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Occupational Employment Statistics


53-6031 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

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.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 12017$16.36/hr$13.35/hr$14.91/hr$16.07/hr$17.76/hr$19.48/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities210$17.92/hr
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other Services540$17.80/hr
Public Administration10$25.35/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota 30$16.75/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 30$15.81/hr4.5%
Southeast Balance of State 40$17.14/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 50$16.75/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 60$17.46/hr5.8%
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 60$18.17/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 60$16.07/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 70$15.47/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 100$17.60/hr1.3%
Northwest Balance of State 110$15.81/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 120$16.07/hr3.5%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 130$17.42/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 450$18.86/hr6.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 520$18.86/hrN/A
Minnesota 810$17.85/hr4.9%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Tire Repairers and Changers 1,810$18.68/hr-2.7%
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers 290$27.98/hr4.8%
Home Appliance Repairers 620$28.92/hr-6.6%

  • Collect cash payments from customers and make change or charge purchases to customers' credit cards and provide customers with receipts.
  • Clean windshields.
  • Order stock and price and shelve incoming goods.
  • Test and charge batteries.
  • Prepare daily reports of fuel, oil, and accessory sales.
  • Maintain customer records and follow up periodically with telephone, mail, or personal reminders of services due.
  • Check tire pressure and levels of fuel, motor oil, transmission, radiator, battery, or other fluids, adding air or fluids as required.
  • Perform minor repairs, such as adjusting brakes, replacing spark plugs, or changing engine oil or filters.
  • Activate fuel pumps and fill fuel tanks of vehicles with gasoline or diesel fuel to specified levels.
  • Clean parking areas, offices, restrooms, or equipment and remove trash.