Car Valet

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A car valet, also known as valeter, cleans the inside and outside of cars. It takes a few hours to give a car a full valet.

The Work

You could be:


The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting pay is often based on the National Minimum Wage (NMW) or the National Living Wage (NLW).

As of 1 April 2022 the National Minimum Wage is £4.81 an hour for workers aged 16 to 17, £6.83 an hour for workers aged 18 to 20 and £9.18 an hour for workers aged 21 to 22. The National Living Wage is £9.50 for workers aged 23 and over. Overtime and bonuses can increase your pay.

Recently job postings have advertised salaries of around £20,000 to £30,000 a year, and rates of around £9.00 per hour.


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Getting In

You could find work with a car valet company, a car dealer company or a car rental firm. You could start up your own mobile valet business.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland


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Job Outlook Scotland

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:


Getting On

After gaining experience, you could move on, for example to self-employment.

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Career Area

Garage Services

Career Sectors

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

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