Alabama Department of Labor

Labor Market Information Division
SOC: 53-6031 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
Service automobiles, buses, trucks, boats, and other automotive or marine vehicles with fuel, lubricants, and accessories. Collect payment for services and supplies. May lubricate vehicle, change motor oil, install antifreeze, or replace lights or other accessories, such as windshield wiper blades or fan belts. May repair or replace tires.
Education: These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
OJT: Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Tasks: Collect cash payments from customers and make change or charge purchases to customers' credit cards and provide customers with receipts. Check tire pressure and levels of fuel, motor oil, transmission, radiator, battery, or other fluids, adding air or fluids as required. Perform minor repairs, such as adjusting brakes, replacing spark plugs, or changing engine oil or filters. Clean parking areas, offices, restrooms, or equipment and remove trash. Order stock and price and shelve incoming goods. Sell and install accessories, such as batteries, windshield wiper blades, fan belts, bulbs, or headlamps. Grease and lubricate vehicles or specified units, such as springs, universal joints, or steering knuckles, using grease guns or spray lubricants. Rotate, test, and repair or replace tires.
License: License not required.
Outlook: Good
Alabama Employment Outlook
Alabama Wage Data
Hourly Wage   Annual Wage
Entry $8.75   Entry $18,199.00
Mean $11.72   Mean $24,373.00
Experience $13.21 Experience $27,465.00

The data is based on the May 2017 Occupation Employment Survey employment and wage estimate file. The wages have been aged using the most current ECI factors reflecting wages as of June 2018.

Alabama Projections
Estimated Employment 2016Projected Employment 2026Annual Average OpeningsAnnual Growth Rate
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No postsecondary schools reported programs.
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53-6031.00 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants