How much does a Car Wash Attendant make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Car Wash Attendant in the United States is $12 as of January 26, 2023, but the salary range typically falls between $10 and $15. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Car Wash Attendant ?

A car wash (also written as "carwash") or auto wash is a facility used to clean the exterior and, in some cases, the interior of motor vehicles. Car washes can be self-serve, fully automated, or full-service with attendants who wash the vehicle. It may also be an event where people pay to have their cars washed by volunteers as a method to raise money for some purpose....

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