Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

39-3091 Amusement and Recreation Attendants

Perform a variety of attending duties at amusement or recreation facility. May schedule use of recreation facilities, maintain and provide equipment to participants of sporting events or recreational pursuits, or operate amusement concessions and rides.


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 occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
274,230 1.7 % $9.90 $20,590 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $7.96 $8.42 $9.08 $10.68 $13.55
Annual Wage (2) $16,570 $17,520 $18,880 $22,210 $28,190


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)
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 124,880 10.82 $9.73 $20,240
Amusement Parks and Arcades 44,020 23.78 $9.36 $19,470
Local Government (OES Designation) 42,440 0.80 $10.56 $21,960
Traveler Accommodation 12,260 0.66 $10.12 $21,040
Civic and Social Organizations 6,130 1.59 $9.72 $20,220

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Amusement Parks and Arcades 44,020 23.78 $9.36 $19,470
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 124,880 10.82 $9.73 $20,240
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other 150 6.13 $11.29 $23,480
Spectator Sports 5,070 3.73 $10.63 $22,100
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events 2,960 2.49 $10.08 $20,970

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) 70 (7) $13.02 $27,080
Other Information Services (8) (8) $12.60 $26,210
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land 280 2.20 $11.96 $24,870
Religious Organizations 110 0.06 $11.65 $24,240
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly 80 0.01 $11.47 $23,860


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 38,990 2.58 1.27 $10.43 $21,700
Florida 30,300 3.95 1.95 $9.80 $20,380
Texas 19,390 1.73 0.85 $9.32 $19,390
Pennsylvania 13,930 2.46 1.21 $9.76 $20,310
New York 13,740 1.56 0.77 $10.76 $22,370



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)
Florida 30,300 3.95 1.95 $9.80 $20,380
Nevada 4,430 3.73 1.84 $9.74 $20,270
South Dakota 1,390 3.39 1.67 $9.09 $18,910
Utah 4,050 3.16 1.56 $10.89 $22,640
North Carolina 11,150 2.76 1.36 $8.98 $18,680



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 860 2.64 1.30 $13.52 $28,120
Hawaii 1,300 2.12 1.04 $11.91 $24,770
Connecticut 1,960 1.19 0.59 $11.91 $24,760
Illinois 11,690 2.03 1.00 $11.24 $23,380
Washington 4,390 1.52 0.75 $11.12 $23,140




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)
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 13,310 12.33 6.08 $9.34 $19,430
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 8,540 1.58 0.78 $11.37 $23,650
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 7,750 1.91 0.94 $11.63 $24,180
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 7,690 2.05 1.01 $11.83 $24,600
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 7,260 4.89 2.41 $9.47 $19,690
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 4,940 3.74 1.84 $10.12 $21,040
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 4,660 2.50 1.23 $9.82 $20,420
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4,050 1.70 0.84 $9.52 $19,790
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,030 2.21 1.09 $9.86 $20,510
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 3,580 3.03 1.49 $10.10 $21,000