Other Services (except Public Administration): NAICS 81

About the Other Services (except Public Administration) sector

The other services (except public administration) sector is part of the service-providing industries supersector group.

The Other Services (except Public Administration) sector comprises establishments engaged in providing services not specifically provided for elsewhere in the classification system. Establishments in this sector are primarily engaged in activities, such as equipment and machinery repairing, promoting or administering religious activities, grantmaking, advocacy, and providing drycleaning and laundry services, personal care services, death care services, pet care services, photofinishing services, temporary parking services, and dating services.

North American Industry Classification System

The other services (except public administration) sector consists of these subsectors:

Workforce Statistics

This section provides information relating to employment and unemployment in other services (except public administration). While most data are obtained from employer or establishment surveys, information on industry unemployment comes from a national survey of households. The following tables present an overview of the industry including the number of jobs, the unemployment rate of those previously employed in the industry, job openings and labor turnover, union membership and representation, gross job gains and losses, data for occupations common to the industry, and projections of occupational employment change.

Employment, Unemployment, and Openings, Hires, and Separations

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May
2017
Jun.
2017
Jul.
2017
Aug.
2017

Employment (in thousands)

Employment, all employees (seasonally adjusted)

5,747 5,761 (p)5,767 (p)5,783

Employment, production and nonsupervisory employees (seasonally adjusted)

4,759 4,767 (p)4,773 (p)4,781

Unemployment

Unemployment rate

3.6% 4.0% 4.0% 4.2%

Job openings, hires, and separations (in thousands)

Job openings

270 218 (p)329  

Hires

299 293 (p)264  

Separations

189 205 (p)267  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

(Source: Current Employment Statistics, Current Population Survey, Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey)

Union Membership and Representation

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2013 2014 2015 2016

Union membership and representation

Members of unions (percent of wage and salary workers)

3.0% 2.9% 3.0% 2.6%

Represented by unions (percent of wage and salary workers)

3.4% 3.3% 3.9% 3.1%

(Source: Current Population Survey)

Dynamic Changes in Employment

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1st quarter
2016
2nd quarter
2016
3rd quarter
2016
4th quarter
2016

Dynamic changes in employment (in thousands)

Gross job gains

272 301 305 280

Gross job losses

266 284 285 293

(Source: Business Employment Dynamics)

Employment by Occupation

Data series Employment,
2016

Automotive service technicians and mechanics

231,310

First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers

55,050

Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists

320,750

Laundry and dry-cleaning workers

111,430

(Source: Occupational Employment Statistics)

Projections

For projected (future) employment estimates, see the National Employment Matrix, which includes employment estimates by industry and occupation for other services (except public administration).

(Source: Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections)

Earnings and Hours

This section presents data on employee earnings and weekly hours. The latest industry averages of hourly earnings and weekly hours, as well as weekly earnings by union membership status, are shown. In addition, recent hourly and annual earnings are shown for occupations commonly found in other services (except public administration). This section also contains information on the average cost of benefits paid by employers, as well as recent rates of change in wages and total compensation.

Earnings and Hours of All Employees

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May
2017
Jun.
2017
Jul.
2017
Aug.
2017

Average hourly earnings

$23.58 $23.59 (p)$23.70 (p)$23.77

Average weekly hours

31.8 31.9 (p)31.8 (p)31.8

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

(Source: Current Employment Statistics)

Earnings and Hours of Production and Nonsupervisory Employees

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May
2017
Jun.
2017
Jul.
2017
Aug.
2017

Average hourly earnings

$19.80 $19.86 (p)$19.95 (p)$20.03

Average weekly hours

30.7 30.8 (p)30.7 (p)30.7

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

(Source: Current Employment Statistics)

Union Membership and Representation

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Median weekly earnings
2013 2014 2015 2016

Union membership and representation

Full-time workers

$634 $644 $684 $686

Members of unions

$816 $871 $903 $959

Represented by unions

$797 $843 $879 $869

Nonunion

$627 $636 $677 $681

(Source: Current Population Survey)

Earnings by Occupation

Data series Wages, 2016
Hourly Annual
Median Mean Median Mean

Automotive service technicians and mechanics

$17.27 $18.62 $35,930 $38,720

First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers

$27.17 $28.71 $56,520 $59,720

Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists

$11.85 $14.37 $24,650 $29,900

Laundry and dry-cleaning workers

$10.09 $10.83 $21,000 $22,530

(Source: Occupational Employment Statistics)

Employer Compensation Costs

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3rd quarter
2016
4th quarter
2016
1st quarter
2017
2nd quarter
2017

12-month percent change

Total compensation

2.3% 2.6% 2.9% 2.7%

Wages and salaries

2.6% 2.8% 2.9% 2.5%

(Source: Compensation Cost Trends)



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2nd quarter 2017
Compensation component
($ per hour worked)
Percent of total compensation

Compensation costs

Total compensation

26.84 100.0

Wages and salaries

19.44 72.4

Total benefits

7.40 27.6

Insurance

2.05 7.6

Retirement

1.11 4.1

(Source: Compensation Cost Trends)

Work-related Fatalities, Injuries, and Illnesses

This section presents data for the industry on the number of workplace fatalities and the rates of workplace injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers in other services (except public administration). An injury or illness is considered to be work-related if an event or exposure in the work environment either caused or contributed to the resulting condition or significantly aggravated a pre-existing condition.

Data series 2012 2013 2014 2015

Fatalities

Number of fatalities

205 188 186 203

Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.

Data series 2015

Rate of injury and illness cases per 100 full-time workers

Total recordable cases

2.3

Cases involving days away from work, job restriction, or transfer

1.2

Cases involving days away from work

0.8

Cases involving days of job transfer or restriction

0.4

Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.

(Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities)

Workplace Trends

This section presents data on the number of establishments and the number of establishments experiencing job gains or job losses in other services (except public administration).

Establishments

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2nd quarter
2016
3rd quarter
2016
4th quarter
2016
1st quarter
2017

Number of establishments

Private industry

829,930 836,011 838,955 (p)841,218

Local government

2,167 2,165 2,161 (p)2,161

State government

173 173 173 (p)172

Federal government

176 175 173 (p)171

Establishments with changes in employment (in thousands)

With job gains (seasonally adjusted)

117 118 116  

With job losses (seasonally adjusted)

117 116 118  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

(Source: Business Employment Dynamics, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages)

 

Data extracted on: September 19, 2017