Parking attendants work at parking garages and lots, which can be in corporate parks, stores, hospitals, government organizations, sports arenas, or other settings. They are responsible for parking vehicles and issuing parking tickets. They may also work in booths and collect parking fees. There are approximately 151,000 people employed as parking lot attendants in the United States, according to the Department of Labor.
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Parking lot attendants earned salaries that ranged from $18,637 to $30,160 in February 2020, as reported by PayScale.com. (Hourly pay ranged from nearly $9.00 to $14.50.) The Department of Labor reported median wages of $11.47 per hour, or $23,858 per year, for parking attendants employed in the United States in 2018. Parking attendants also receive tips from customers, which adds to their net ...
Many parking attendants work 40-hour weeks. The hours may vary if the parking garage or lot is open 24/7. Some attendants work evening and weekend shifts. The job may be indoors, parking vehicles in multi-level garages, or it may be outdoors, such as at sports arenas or fairs and other events. Outdoor work is in all types of weather conditions. Some parking companies require parking attendants ...
Parking attendants can anticipate little or no employment growth through 2028, according to the Occupational Information Network. Large organizations with parking facilities, such as airports, hospitals, government agencies, shopping complexes, and corporate complexes, will continue to need parking attendants to meet customers' parking needs. According to an August 2019 analysis from the resear...