Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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)
3,986,740 0.4 % $11.88 $24,710 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this major group:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.01 $8.71 $10.10 $13.16 $18.29
Annual Wage (2) $16,660 $18,110 $21,010 $27,370 $38,040


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 511,720 36.53 $10.41 $21,650
Personal Care Services 473,600 74.10 $12.84 $26,710
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 382,570 34.23 $13.99 $29,110
Child Day Care Services 309,580 38.42 $9.88 $20,540
Home Health Care Services 298,230 24.60 $9.30 $19,330

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 473,600 74.10 $12.84 $26,710
Death Care Services 62,680 46.96 $17.32 $36,030
Child Day Care Services 309,580 38.42 $9.88 $20,540
Individual and Family Services 511,720 36.53 $10.41 $21,650
Gambling Industries 47,110 35.40 $12.61 $26,230

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 200 0.07 $27.34 $56,860
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 4,270 0.21 $22.72 $47,250
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers 80 0.02 $20.77 $43,190
Rail Transportation 330 0.15 $20.74 $43,130
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 70 (7) $17.80 $37,030


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 384,630 26.14 0.87 $12.99 $27,030
Texas 370,500 33.95 1.13 $10.02 $20,840
New York 351,260 40.68 1.35 $13.22 $27,500
Florida 209,330 28.09 0.93 $11.58 $24,080
Pennsylvania 183,940 32.75 1.09 $11.55 $24,030




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 69,620 60.43 2.01 $12.29 $25,560
New Mexico 35,680 45.51 1.51 $10.31 $21,440
Vermont 13,260 44.46 1.48 $13.20 $27,450
New York 351,260 40.68 1.35 $13.22 $27,500
Minnesota 108,130 40.22 1.34 $11.81 $24,560




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 10,990 16.51 0.55 $16.21 $33,720
Massachusetts 96,900 29.74 0.99 $14.27 $29,690
Alaska 11,320 35.07 1.17 $14.18 $29,500
New Jersey 112,650 29.48 0.98 $13.93 $28,970
Washington 85,340 30.19 1.00 $13.76 $28,610





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 214,700 40.96 1.36 $13.74 $28,590
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 105,530 28.52 0.95 $12.71 $26,440
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 99,250 24.97 0.83 $13.10 $27,240
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 80,580 29.22 0.97 $10.30 $21,410
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 76,270 42.58 1.42 $12.05 $25,070
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 65,890 35.80 1.19 $12.09 $25,150
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 63,680 26.90 0.89 $14.02 $29,150
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 57,250 32.14 1.07 $12.00 $24,970
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 56,460 67.24 2.24 $12.45 $25,890
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 56,190 26.14 0.87 $11.10 $23,080