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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

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

Personal Care and Service Occupations comprises the following occupations: First-Line Supervisors of Gambling Services Workers; First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service and Entertainment and Recreation Workers, Except Gambling Services; Animal Trainers; Animal Caretakers; Gambling Dealers; Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners; Gambling 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 Arrangers; Barbers; Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists; Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance; Manicurists and Pedicurists; Shampooers; Skincare Specialists; Baggage Porters and Bellhops; Concierges; Tour and Travel Guides; Childcare Workers; Exercise Trainers and Group Fitness Instructors; Recreation Workers; Residential Advisors; Crematory Operators and Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other


National estimates for Personal Care and Service Occupations
Industry profile for Personal Care and Service Occupations
Geographic profile for Personal Care and Service Occupations

National estimates for Personal Care and Service Occupations: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Personal Care and Service Occupations:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
2,696,340 0.5 % $ 15.68 $ 32,610 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for Personal Care and Service Occupations:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 9.21 $ 10.99 $ 13.52 $ 17.99 $ 25.08
Annual Wage (2) $ 19,160 $ 22,870 $ 28,120 $ 37,410 $ 52,180


Industry profile for Personal Care and Service Occupations: Top

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Personal Care and Service Occupations:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Personal Care Services 391,890 72.71 $ 16.20 $ 33,690
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 371,420 36.61 $ 17.24 $ 35,850
Child Day Care Services 272,710 34.43 $ 12.45 $ 25,890
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 205,170 3.80 $ 15.91 $ 33,080
Elementary and Secondary Schools 128,350 1.56 $ 14.89 $ 30,970

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Personal Care and Service Occupations:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Personal Care Services 391,890 72.71 $ 16.20 $ 33,690
Death Care Services 63,490 48.57 $ 20.85 $ 43,360
Other Personal Services 116,570 39.29 $ 14.66 $ 30,490
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 371,420 36.61 $ 17.24 $ 35,850
Child Day Care Services 272,710 34.43 $ 12.45 $ 25,890

Top paying industries for Personal Care and Service Occupations:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Urban Transit Systems (8) (8) $ 26.13 $ 54,340
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 3,440 0.17 $ 24.67 $ 51,320
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (4242 and 4246 only) 480 0.13 $ 23.47 $ 48,810
Scheduled Air Transportation 540 0.12 $ 21.87 $ 45,490
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 120 0.01 $ 21.86 $ 45,460


Geographic profile for Personal Care and Service Occupations: Top

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





States with the highest employment level in Personal Care and Service Occupations:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 316,340 19.25 0.99 $ 18.37 $ 38,200
Texas 199,980 16.52 0.85 $ 13.96 $ 29,030
New York 197,040 22.67 1.17 $ 18.24 $ 37,940
Florida 181,010 21.44 1.11 $ 14.50 $ 30,160
Pennsylvania 107,100 19.43 1.00 $ 14.44 $ 30,030




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Personal Care and Service Occupations:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nevada 49,560 39.62 2.04 $ 13.97 $ 29,050
South Dakota 11,330 27.55 1.42 $ 13.55 $ 28,180
North Dakota 10,840 27.09 1.40 $ 14.49 $ 30,150
Hawaii 14,990 26.12 1.35 $ 16.87 $ 35,090
Colorado 61,630 23.91 1.23 $ 17.42 $ 36,220




Top paying states for Personal Care and Service Occupations:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 9,640 14.03 0.72 $ 20.19 $ 42,000
Washington 61,720 19.32 1.00 $ 19.87 $ 41,340
Massachusetts 70,650 21.09 1.09 $ 19.44 $ 40,430
Connecticut 34,060 22.11 1.14 $ 18.39 $ 38,250
California 316,340 19.25 0.99 $ 18.37 $ 38,200





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Personal Care and Service Occupations:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 206,010 23.32 1.20 $ 18.50 $ 38,490
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 114,380 19.65 1.01 $ 18.59 $ 38,660
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 77,670 17.81 0.92 $ 15.80 $ 32,860
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 63,100 20.88 1.08 $ 17.05 $ 35,470
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 61,020 17.00 0.88 $ 14.58 $ 30,320
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 54,900 20.36 1.05 $ 15.63 $ 32,520
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 53,200 21.21 1.09 $ 14.49 $ 30,140
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 52,840 20.31 1.05 $ 19.74 $ 41,060
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 47,080 15.86 0.82 $ 14.07 $ 29,250
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 44,160 18.94 0.98 $ 20.35 $ 42,330




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Personal Care and Service Occupations:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 6,050 54.62 2.82 $ 16.61 $ 34,560
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 40,790 45.19 2.33 $ 14.00 $ 29,110
Rapid City, SD 2,160 34.01 1.75 $ 13.27 $ 27,600
Bismarck, ND 2,290 33.73 1.74 $ 14.50 $ 30,150
Ames, IA 1,450 33.36 1.72 $ 13.08 $ 27,210
Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI 2,210 32.98 1.70 $ 18.45 $ 38,380
Alexandria, LA 1,860 32.62 1.68 $ 13.36 $ 27,800
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC 2,330 31.38 1.62 $ 14.78 $ 30,740
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 4,480 30.72 1.58 $ 15.64 $ 32,520
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 8,780 29.93 1.54 $ 16.97 $ 35,290