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Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

General Information

Description

Wash or otherwise clean vehicles, machinery, and other equipment. Use such materials as water, cleaning agents, brushes, cloths, and hoses.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit81.79%
  2. Self-employed10.25%
  3. Private, not for profit3.39%
  4. State and local government3.38%
  5. Federal government0.72%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Job Outlook

Projected Job Growth (2022 - 2032)
+5%
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$31,000

State-by-state Salary

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$36,390
$18,780
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 54%
  • Less than high school 23%
  • Some college 19%
  • Post-secondary certificate 2%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Realistic — You have an interest in physically working with equipment, materials or structures.
  • Conventional — You have an interest in following procedures and regulations to organize information or data.

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Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership

Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Chemistry
  • Mechanical
  • Transportation
  • English Language

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