Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations (Major Group)

This major group comprises the following occupations: Gaming Supervisors ; Slot Supervisors ; First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers ; Animal Trainers ; Nonfarm Animal Caretakers ; Gaming Dealers ; Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners ; Gaming Service Workers, All Other ; Motion Picture Projectionists ; Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers ; Amusement and Recreation Attendants ; Costume Attendants ; Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants ; Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other ; Embalmers ; Funeral Attendants ; Funeral Service Managers, Directors, Morticians, and Undertakers ; Barbers ; Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists ; Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance ; Manicurists and Pedicurists ; Shampooers ; Skincare Specialists ; Baggage Porters and Bellhops ; Concierges ; Tour Guides and Escorts ; Travel Guides ; Childcare Workers ; Personal Care Aides ; Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors ; Recreation Workers ; Residential Advisors ; Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this major group:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
3,619,250 0.4 % $11.84 $24,620 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this major group:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $7.91 $8.62 $9.96 $13.08 $18.26
Annual Wage (2) $16,440 $17,930 $20,730 $27,200 $37,980


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Personal Care Services 453,830 74.49 $12.64 $26,280
Individual and Family Services 414,090 33.15 $10.34 $21,520
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 372,940 35.04 $13.57 $28,230
Child Day Care Services 304,450 37.84 $9.65 $20,070
Local Government (OES Designation) 256,970 4.65 $12.75 $26,520

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Personal Care Services 453,830 74.49 $12.64 $26,280
Death Care Services 67,750 51.34 $20.46 $42,560
Child Day Care Services 304,450 37.84 $9.65 $20,070
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 372,940 35.04 $13.57 $28,230
Individual and Family Services 414,090 33.15 $10.34 $21,520

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers 130 0.03 $22.02 $45,810
Rail Transportation 350 0.15 $20.87 $43,400
Death Care Services 67,750 51.34 $20.46 $42,560
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 5,920 0.29 $20.23 $42,080
Offices of Dentists (8) (8) $19.74 $41,060


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 337,720 24.06 0.85 $12.93 $26,890
New York 334,810 39.73 1.41 $12.96 $26,960
Texas 312,010 30.28 1.07 $10.24 $21,300
Florida 199,360 27.88 0.99 $11.49 $23,900
Pennsylvania 164,770 29.69 1.05 $11.50 $23,920




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nevada 66,590 59.84 2.12 $12.25 $25,490
New Mexico 34,780 44.73 1.59 $10.30 $21,430
Vermont 12,980 44.62 1.58 $12.03 $25,010
New York 334,810 39.73 1.41 $12.96 $26,960
Minnesota 98,330 37.89 1.34 $11.92 $24,790




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 8,720 13.53 0.48 $16.60 $34,520
Massachusetts 86,630 27.44 0.97 $14.43 $30,010
Alaska 10,870 34.71 1.23 $14.03 $29,170
Washington 84,170 30.94 1.10 $13.76 $28,610
Connecticut 54,750 34.03 1.21 $13.57 $28,220





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 218,500 43.16 1.53 $13.59 $28,260
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 94,850 26.47 0.94 $12.47 $25,940
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 86,680 22.67 0.80 $13.01 $27,060
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 67,110 39.22 1.39 $12.16 $25,290
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 66,700 26.14 0.93 $10.46 $21,750
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 55,630 30.65 1.09 $12.36 $25,710
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 55,450 24.00 0.85 $13.63 $28,360
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 53,870 66.83 2.37 $12.42 $25,840
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 51,340 30.22 1.07 $11.90 $24,760
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 46,650 22.81 0.81 $11.86 $24,670