Occupational Employment Statistics


53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

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).

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 520138$14.82/hr$10.76/hr$12.05/hr$15.00/hr$17.43/hr$19.05/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities2,460$12.71/hr
Financial ActivitiesN/A$13.87/hr
Professional and Business ServicesN/A$14.41/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Other Services1,850$13.42/hr
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northeast Balance of State 60$12.54/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 90$11.95/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 130$13.06/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 150$12.38/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 170$12.43/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 300$11.72/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 320$12.56/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 330$11.77/hr1.2%
Southwest Balance of State 370$14.15/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 420$14.08/hr8.0%
Northwest Balance of State 510$15.23/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 520$15.00/hr6.8%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 520$15.10/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 550$15.24/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 600$14.83/hr8.1%
Central Minnesota 710$12.59/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,870$13.56/hr5.6%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 3,310$13.37/hrN/A
Minnesota 5,620$13.63/hr6.9%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 490$13.73/hr-4.4%
Rock Splitters, Quarry 130$18.04/hr8.0%
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 46,850$14.67/hr8.2%

  • Sweep, shovel, or vacuum loose debris or salvageable scrap into containers and remove containers from work areas.
  • Turn valves or disconnect hoses to eliminate water, cleaning solutions, or vapors from machinery or tanks.
  • Scrub, scrape, or spray machine parts, equipment, or vehicles, using scrapers, brushes, clothes, cleaners, disinfectants, insecticides, acid, abrasives, vacuums, or hoses.
  • Press buttons to activate cleaning equipment or machines.
  • Apply paints, dyes, polishes, reconditioners, waxes, or masking materials to vehicles to preserve, protect, or restore color or condition.
  • Maintain inventories of supplies.
  • Turn valves or handles on equipment to regulate pressure or flow of water, air, steam, or abrasives from sprayer nozzles.
  • Mix cleaning solutions, abrasive compositions, or other compounds, according to formulas.
  • Inspect parts, equipment, or vehicles for cleanliness, damage, and compliance with standards or regulations.
  • Monitor operation of cleaning machines and stop machines or notify supervisors when malfunctions occur.