Oregon Labor Market Information System
WIRED Occupation Report Center
WIRED Occupation Report
for Parking Lot Attendants (53-6021) in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Occupational Description Park vehicles or issue tickets for customers in a parking lot or garage. May collect fee.
Employment Projections for Parking Lot Attendants in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
2008
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2018
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1,378 1,496 118 8.6% 12 52 64

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
Wages (All Industries, 2010) for Parking Lot Attendants in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
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$8.61 $8.92 $9.48 $10.72 $12.31 $10.06 $20,921
Data Sources and Limitations
State of Oregon License Information for Parking Lot Attendants No statewide license is required for this occupation.


Current Job Openings for Parking Lot Attendants in the Oregon Portion of the WIRED Region There are 13 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 13 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Valet Attendent Ft 10/16/14 Portland $9.10/hr
Parking Attendant 10/14/14 Portland $10.00/hr to $10.25/hr DOE
Valet Attendant, Part-Time 10/10/14 Portland $9.60/hr
Valet 10/9/14 Portland $9.10/hr
Valet Attendant (Portland, Oregon 97218 ) 10/2/14 Portland DOE
Valet Attendant 10/2/14 Portland DOE
Attendant 10/2/14 Portland DOE
Valet Parking Attendant 10/2/14 Portland
Valet (Hopa) 10/1/14 Portland $9.75/hr to $10.75/hr DOE
Valet & Driver 10/1/14 Portland $9.10/hr to $11.00/hr DOE
Valet Attendant 9/25/14 Portland $20,000/yr
Valet 9/4/14 Portland $10.00/hr to $12.00/hr DOE
Valet 9/2/14 Portland $9.10/wk


Major Industries of Employment for Parking Lot Attendants in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Industry NAICS Ownership 2008
Employment
Retail Trade 44 Private 51
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 441 Private 51
Automobile Dealers 4411 Private 51
Transportation and Warehousing 48 Private 11
Support Activities for Transportation 488 Private 11
Support Activities, Road Transportation 4884 Private 11
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 53 Private 127
Rental and Leasing Services 532 Private 126
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 5321 Private 126
Administrative and Waste Services 56 Private 48
Administrative and Support Services 561 Private 48
Employment Services 5613 Private 48
Health Care and Social Assistance 62 Private 42
Hospitals 622 Private 42
Accommodation and Food Services 72 Private 85
Accommodation 721 Private 37
Traveler Accommodation 7211 Private 37
Food Services and Drinking Places 722 Private 48
Full-Service Restaurants 7221 Private 48
Other Services, Ex. Public Admin 81 Private 971
Personal and Laundry Services 812 Private 971
Other Personal Services 8129 Private 971


Educational Requirements for Parking Lot Attendants 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 Parking Lot Attendants
  • Accept, Store, And Accurately Return Customer Keys
  • Clean, Fuel And Service Power Equipment
  • Clear Walkways, Roadways Or Parking Lots Of Debris, Snow Or Leaves
  • Follow Safety Procedures
  • Park Vehicles In Parking Lot, Garage, Or Car Lot
  • Process Records And Maintain Forms And Files
  • Provide Customer Service
  • Receive Payments And Make Change
  • Use Basic Mathematics
  • Use Cash Registers


Schools and Training Providers for Parking Lot Attendants No programs of training are associated with this occupation.


Graduates and Program Completers for training programs related to Parking Lot Attendants No programs of training are associated with this occupation.


Employment Service Job Applicants - January 2011 for Parking Lot Attendants in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Occupation Oregon Job Applicants by Experience Level Washington Applicants
None <1 Year 1-4 Years 5-9 Years 10+ Years
Parking Lot Attendants 297 178 263 41 18 0

Occupational experience is largely self-reported.

Applicants counts include only those registered with the Oregon State Employment Department and the Washington State Employment Security Department. They do not represent all job applicants across the WIRED region.

Applicants in Oregon may be listed under multiple occupational categories, so summing applicant counts across occupational classifications will result in some double-counting.

Source: Oregon Employment Department, Washington State Employment Security Department


Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Parking Lot Attendants 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
Gaming Change Persons And Booth Cashiers 38%
Automotive And Watercraft Service Attendants 33%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, And Ticket Takers 33%
The Oregon-Washington WIRED Region consists of Clackamas, Columbia, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Washington and Yamhill counties in Oregon, and Clark, Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties in Washington.