Salary for Parking Enforcement Workers

Also known as:  Meter Maid, Parking Enforcement Officer, Parking Meter Attendant helps law and public safety professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Parking enforcement workers act to uphold public parking regulations and laws by patrolling designated areas and issuing citations to vehicles that are parked illegally. Additionally they monitor parking meters and issue warnings and tickets to vehicles that are parked beyond the allotted time allowance. They work closely with law enforcement officers and must quickly respond to parking violations and complaints that are called into the department. They regularly evaluate public safety markings such as traffic signals and signs for maintenance needs. They are also able to perform simple maintenance tasks for vehicles upon request. A high school diploma is required for this professional post.

A Parking Enforcement Worker will normally receive salaries on a scale from 24000 - 36000 based on tenure level. Parking Enforcement Workers will usually earn average salaries of Thirty Three Thousand Five Hundred dollars every year.

Parking Enforcement Workers can make the highest salaries in the District of Columbia, where they can earn average job salaries of near $44320. People who work inside these careers can receive the best pay in Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services, which has average pay levels of $37480.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 12.08 percent nationwide in that time.
Parking Enforcement Workers tend to make the most in the following industries
Public Administration $37,480
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $27,390
Educational Services $24,730
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Educational Services $24,730
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $27,390
Public Administration $37,480