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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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

This major group comprises the following occupations: First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers ; 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 and 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)
5,159,100 0.5 % $13.11 $27,270 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this major group:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.70 $9.74 $11.35 $14.27 $19.79
Annual Wage (2) $18,100 $20,270 $23,610 $29,680 $41,150


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 1,232,270 53.48 $12.02 $25,010
Personal Care Services 511,740 72.65 $14.38 $29,910
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 461,230 36.25 $15.89 $33,050
Home Health Care Services 323,380 23.16 $10.51 $21,850
Child Day Care Services 297,720 33.76 $10.99 $22,860

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 511,740 72.65 $14.38 $29,910
Individual and Family Services 1,232,270 53.48 $12.02 $25,010
Death Care Services 65,210 47.69 $19.02 $39,570
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 281,280 44.87 $12.40 $25,790
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 461,230 36.25 $15.89 $33,050

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 3,960 0.20 $23.12 $48,080
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing 30 0.01 $22.92 $47,680
Death Care Services 65,210 47.69 $19.02 $39,570
Clothing Stores 800 0.08 $18.92 $39,360
Rail Transportation 840 0.36 $18.84 $39,200


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 899,410 53.87 1.49 $13.85 $28,810
New York 405,750 44.07 1.22 $14.84 $30,860
Texas 397,120 33.40 0.92 $11.11 $23,100
Pennsylvania 248,200 42.93 1.19 $12.36 $25,710
Florida 243,940 28.98 0.80 $12.90 $26,840




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 75,610 57.71 1.59 $13.21 $27,480
California 899,410 53.87 1.49 $13.85 $28,810
New Mexico 39,960 49.88 1.38 $11.04 $22,970
Minnesota 139,210 49.05 1.36 $13.34 $27,750
Massachusetts 157,030 44.51 1.23 $15.68 $32,620




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 14,930 21.08 0.58 $17.40 $36,190
Massachusetts 157,030 44.51 1.23 $15.68 $32,620
Washington 118,650 37.23 1.03 $15.64 $32,540
Alaska 11,700 36.76 1.02 $15.48 $32,200
New Jersey 119,070 29.71 0.82 $15.40 $32,040



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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)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 293,160 66.16 1.83 $14.26 $29,650
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 271,970 40.63 1.12 $15.59 $32,430
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 111,500 30.44 0.84 $13.38 $27,840
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 97,210 50.31 1.39 $13.54 $28,160
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 81,210 56.58 1.56 $12.75 $26,520
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 80,490 27.48 0.76 $11.86 $24,670
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 74,190 29.45 0.81 $15.06 $31,330
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 68,510 34.60 0.96 $13.10 $27,250
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 67,770 36.83 1.02 $16.85 $35,040
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 67,080 46.80 1.29 $14.13 $29,390