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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
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,87099$18.66/hr$13.94/hr$15.63/hr$18.09/hr$21.06/hr$22.26/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities2,430$17.51/hr
Financial Activities20$15.49/hr
Professional and Business Services710$18.68/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other Services1,900$17.53/hr
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State 70$17.20/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 130$16.33/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 160$18.21/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 170$14.95/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 200$17.68/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 220$14.78/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 230$14.98/hr5.7%
St Cloud MN MSA 290$17.34/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 360$17.77/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 400$15.99/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 400$16.92/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 440$15.89/hr6.0%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 470$15.88/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 480$16.93/hr4.3%
Southeast Minnesota 480$17.76/hr4.5%
Central Minnesota 680$17.34/hr2.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,870$18.09/hr5.7%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 3,210$18.03/hrN/A
Minnesota 5,330$17.71/hr5.2%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 310$14.66/hr-12.0%
Rock Splitters, Quarry N/AN/A8.5%
Tire Builders N/AN/AN/A

  • 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.
  • Pre-soak or rinse machine parts, equipment, or vehicles by immersing objects in cleaning solutions or water, manually or using hoists.
  • 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.
  • Drive vehicles to or from workshops or customers' workplaces or homes.
  • Clean the plastic work inside cars, using paintbrushes.
  • Maintain inventories of supplies.
  • Turn valves or handles on equipment to regulate pressure or flow of water, air, steam, or abrasives from sprayer nozzles.