Service station attendants

Service station attendants

NOC
6621

In automotive service stations, sell fuel and perform such services as fuelling, cleaning and lubricating; in marinas, sell fuel, rent boats and maintain marina facilities.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Limited
Limited

3 Year Job Openings

17
 

Median Hourly Wage

$12.75
$11.70
Low
$15.00
High

Median Salary

$13,018
 

Typically Required

On-the-job training

Employed

515
 

% Working Full Time

54%
 

% Working Full Year

54%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Service station attendants employed in automotive service stations sell fuel and other automotive products and perform such services as fuelling, cleaning, lubricating and performing minor repairs to motor vehicles. Those employed in marinas sell fuel, rent boats and related equipment, and maintain marina facilities.

Main Duties

Automotive service station attendants perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Refuel vehicles
  • Perform minor service and maintenance such as washing the windshield, checking fluid levels and air pressure, and replacing parts such as tires, light bulbs and windshield-wiper blades
  • Receive payment from customers
  • Perform minor property maintenance duties such as sweeping service station lot, trimming shrubs, scrubbing service bays and painting curbs
  • May pick up and deliver customers' cars for service station automotive repair department.

Marina service station attendants perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Refuel boats
  • Pump boat's marine septic system
  • Rent boats, life jackets and other equipment and record rental data
  • Receive payment from customers
  • Maintain dock area and marina facilities and assist in seasonal moving of ramps and docks.

Also Known As

  • gas station attendant (except self-serve)
  • marina attendant
  • service station attendant
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Some secondary school education is usually required.
  • Propane and natural gas pump attendants may require an operator's licence.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

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29.5%
Female
70.5%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

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53.7%
15-24
12.6%
25-34
7.4%
35-44
10.5%
45-54
12.6%
55-64
3.2%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

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38.7%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
43.0%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
6.5%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
9.7%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
2.2%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

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97.9%
Retail trade
2.1%
Public administration
0.0%
N/A
0.0%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

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32.30%
Northeast
20.80%
Southeast
15.60%
Southwest
16.70%
Central
14.60%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

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$12,994
Northeast
$13,709
Southeast
$15,858
Southwest
$16,406
Central
$11,611
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$13,018

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$23,894

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$13,018

Newfoundland

$15,056

Prince Edward Island

$12,589

Nova Scotia

$13,905

Canada

$12,525
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

17
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

0
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

18
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

77
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

19
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

57