Salary for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

Also known as:  Aircraft Cleaner, Auto Cleaner, Auto Detailer, Automobile Detailer, Beer Coil Cleaner, Boat Detailer, Bus Cleaner, Bus Washer, Car Wash Attendant, Car Washer helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our talent cluster and get scouted today!

These workers clean vehicles and equipment using water, brushes, cleaning agents, hoses, cloths and other materials. This occupation is not dangerous, but it does require workers to stand or bend for long periods of time. To become a cleaner, no formal education is usually required. Before beginning official work, up to a month of job training may be required before official work can begin.

A Cleaner of Vehicles/Equipment can expect a wage between $19,810 - $40,610 depending on level of experience. get average salaries of twenty-nine thousand four hundred dollars per year.

are compensated highest in District of Columbia, where they can earn pay of near $39,450. People with this job title have the most lucrative average salary level in Public Administration, where they receive compensation, on average, of $50,630.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 49.59 percent nationwide in that time.


Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment tend to make the most in the following industries:

Public Administration
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Educational Services
Transportation and Warehousing

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Finance and Insurance
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Retail Trade
Accommodation and Food Services
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing