Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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 ; Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors ; 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)
4,154,360 0.4 % $12.01 $24,980 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this major group:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.09 $8.78 $10.22 $13.26 $18.48
Annual Wage (2) $16,840 $18,250 $21,260 $27,580 $38,440


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)
Individual and Family Services 570,640 38.66 $10.50 $21,840
Personal Care Services 477,980 73.24 $13.11 $27,260
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 397,190 34.41 $14.39 $29,920
Child Day Care Services 311,630 38.31 $10.03 $20,860
Home Health Care Services 309,250 24.63 $9.38 $19,520

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 477,980 73.24 $13.11 $27,260
Death Care Services 64,380 47.79 $17.46 $36,320
Individual and Family Services 570,640 38.66 $10.50 $21,840
Child Day Care Services 311,630 38.31 $10.03 $20,860
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 397,190 34.41 $14.39 $29,920

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses 240 0.07 $27.29 $56,760
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 4,220 0.21 $22.59 $46,990
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers 60 0.01 $22.28 $46,340
Rail Transportation 180 0.08 $20.44 $42,520
Death Care Services 64,380 47.79 $17.46 $36,320


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 417,940 27.64 0.90 $12.93 $26,900
Texas 390,550 34.78 1.13 $10.18 $21,170
New York 354,590 40.24 1.31 $13.42 $27,920
Florida 216,550 28.25 0.92 $11.83 $24,610
Pennsylvania 194,710 34.44 1.12 $11.79 $24,530



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 71,700 60.27 1.96 $12.42 $25,840
New Mexico 35,580 45.16 1.47 $10.41 $21,660
Vermont 13,280 44.10 1.43 $13.53 $28,150
Minnesota 120,000 43.96 1.43 $11.82 $24,590
Wisconsin 112,260 41.15 1.34 $11.29 $23,490



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 12,260 18.17 0.59 $15.15 $31,510
New Jersey 109,810 28.38 0.92 $14.70 $30,580
Alaska 12,490 38.43 1.25 $14.44 $30,040
Massachusetts 102,760 30.93 1.01 $14.37 $29,890
Connecticut 62,730 38.10 1.24 $13.90 $28,920




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 214,400 39.77 1.29 $13.95 $29,020
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 109,700 29.24 0.95 $12.83 $26,700
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 107,670 26.54 0.86 $13.10 $27,240
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 85,110 46.64 1.52 $12.07 $25,100
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 85,010 29.90 0.97 $10.48 $21,800
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 70,230 37.72 1.23 $12.42 $25,830
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 65,120 27.38 0.89 $14.12 $29,360
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 60,410 26.99 0.88 $11.35 $23,600
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 58,130 66.76 2.17 $12.64 $26,290
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 57,870 31.69 1.03 $12.02 $24,990