How Much Do Parking Lot Attendants Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Parking Lot Attendants

Parking Lot Attendants park vehicles or issue tickets for customers in a parking lot or garage. May park or tend vehicles in environments such as a car dealership or rental car facility. May collect fee.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$27910 per year
Hourly wage
$13 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$19,710 to $22,970 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$9 to $11 per hour

Entry-level Parking Lot Attendants with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $19,710 to $22,970 per year or $9 to $11 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Parking Lot Attendants to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $18 $37,390
Senior (Top 25%) $15 $31,410
Middle (Mid 50%) $13 $27,080
Junior (Bottom 25%) $11 $22,970
No experience (Bottom 10%) $9 $19,710

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
WA $17 $34,340
MA $16 $33,780
NY $15 $32,040
CA $15 $31,760
DC $15 $31,700
WY $15 $31,460
AR $15 $31,330
IA $15 $31,140
MT $15 $30,700
MN $15 $30,350

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Parking Lot Attendant is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like WA doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at WA might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Parking Lot Attendants are in the states of WA, MA, NY, CA and DC.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Truck Transportation $39360 $18.92
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers $38900 $18.70
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities $33150 $15.94
Local Government $32390 $15.57
Support Activities for Air Transportation $32200 $15.48
State Government $32120 $15.44
Civic and Social Organizations $31360 $15.08
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools $30970 $14.89
Motion Picture and Video Industries $30890 $14.85
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations $30480 $14.66
Specialty Hospitals $30260 $14.55
Real Estate $29910 $14.38
Performing Arts Companies $29240 $14.06
Vocational Rehabilitation Services $29170 $14.02
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals $29080 $13.98
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly $28790 $13.84
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation $28600 $13.75
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers $28490 $13.70
Automotive Repair and Maintenance $28260 $13.59
Other Personal Services $28000 $13.46
Junior Colleges $28000 $13.46
Automobile Dealers $27990 $13.46
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers $27890 $13.41
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) $27870 $13.40
Offices of Physicians $27800 $13.36
Support Activities for Road Transportation $27790 $13.36
Other Support Services $27400 $13.17
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events $27350 $13.15
Spectator Sports $27050 $13.01
Restaurants and Other Eating Places $27040 $13.00

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