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Occupational Report for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment (53-7061) in the Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook region
Occupational Description

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).

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Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
Employment Outlook for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
Statewide Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2012 was somewhat larger than the statewide average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be somewhat higher than the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at a somewhat slower rate than the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist.

Regional Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2012 was somewhat larger than the regional average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be somewhat higher than the regional average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at a somewhat slower rate than the regional average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.
Data Sources and Limitations
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment There are 2 current openings for this occupation in the Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook region. Openings 1 through 2 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Lot Attendant 10/14/14 Warrenton $9.10/hr to $9.50/hr
Service Department Attendant 9/26/14 Warrenton $10.00/hr Neg.
Job Openings from the Web for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
State of Oregon License Information for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Wages for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
Region ---------------- 2014 Wages ----------------
Percentiles (hourly wages) Avg
Hourly
($/hr)
Avg
Annual
10th 25th 50th
(median)
75th 90th
Oregon Statewide $9.36 $9.59 $10.80 $13.09 $16.23 $11.84 $24,624
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 9.39 9.54 9.80 11.11 11.95 10.41 21,641
Data Sources and Limitations
Regional Employment Projections for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
Region Employment Change % Change Projected Annual Openings
2012 2022 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 3,842 4,312 470 12.2% 47 107 154
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 75 81 6 8.0% 1 2 3

These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
Data Sources and Limitations
Industries of Employment for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
Industry
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Ownership 2012
Employment
Total All Industries All 75
Total All Industries Private 74
Manufacturing Private 20
Food Manufacturing Private 20
Retail Trade Private 21
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers Private 21
Automobile Dealers Private 21
Other Services (except Government) Private 23
Repair and Maintenance Private 23
Automotive Repair and Maintenance Private 23
Educational Requirements for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment There are typically no educational requirements for this occupation. Those with a high school diploma or equivalent have a competitive advantage in the labor market. In addition, short-term on-the-job training is typically needed, once employed, to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
  • Apply Auto Detailing Techniques
  • Apply Cleaning Solvents
  • Change Motor Oil
  • Clean, Fuel And Service Power Equipment
  • Follow Hazardous Materials Specifications
  • Follow Safety Procedures
  • Know Properties Of Cleaning Agents
  • Operate A Motor Vehicle With A Capacity Of Under 26,000 Gvw
  • Operate And Monitor A Car Wash Operation
  • Operate Cleaning Equipment Such As Vacuum Cleaners
  • Operate Hoist, Winch Or Hydraulic Boom
  • Perform Routine Service On Vehicles
  • Service Vehicles With Fuel
  • Use Pressure Washing Equipment
  • Work As A Team Member
Schools and Training Providers for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment No programs of training are associated with this occupation.
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:

Rogue Community College
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap