Parking Enforcement Workers

General Information

Description

Patrol assigned area, such as public parking lot or city streets to issue tickets to overtime parking violators and illegally parked vehicles.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. State and local government77.67%
  2. Private, for profit10.62%
  3. Federal government7.91%
  4. Private, not for profit2.35%
  5. Self-employed1.46%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
  • Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
  • State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$41,040

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$56,540
$21,330
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 90%
  • Less than high school 4%
  • Some college 1%
  • Bachelor's degree 1%
  • Post-secondary certificate 1%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Knowledge

  • Law and Government
  • Computers and Electronics
  • English Language
  • Foreign Language
  • Public Safety and Security

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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