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 Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Southeast Minnesota 620257$15.78/hr$11.22/hr$13.13/hr$15.10/hr$18.20/hr$21.47/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and Mining60$14.37/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities2,920$13.36/hr
Financial ActivitiesN/A$14.16/hr
Professional and Business ServicesN/A$14.92/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/A$15.33/hr
Other Services1,650$13.91/hr
Public AdministrationN/A$19.19/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Southeast Balance of State N/A$15.41/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 50$14.29/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 120$13.75/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 120$12.08/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 140$12.44/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 150$14.11/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 310$12.53/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 330$12.58/hr1.2%
St Cloud MN MSA 370$12.77/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 380$13.45/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 450$14.35/hr8.0%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 490$14.84/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 580$15.31/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 620$15.29/hr6.8%
Southeast Minnesota 620$15.10/hr8.1%
Central Minnesota 790$12.28/hr12.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,900$14.07/hr5.6%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 3,310$13.93/hrN/A
Minnesota 5,840$14.02/hr6.9%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 550$13.75/hr-4.4%
Rock Splitters, Quarry 130$18.66/hr8.0%
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 44,880$15.10/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.