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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

39-3031 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers

Assist patrons at entertainment events by performing duties, such as collecting admission tickets and passes from patrons, assisting in finding seats, searching for lost articles, and locating such facilities as rest rooms and telephones.


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)
133,970 2.5 % $11.35 $23,610 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.40 $9.19 $10.70 $12.26 $15.45
Annual Wage (2) $17,470 $19,120 $22,260 $25,510 $32,140


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)
Motion Picture and Video Industries 49,700 12.11 $10.36 $21,560
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events 26,030 17.28 $12.85 $26,730
Performing Arts Companies 7,640 5.86 $12.56 $26,120
Spectator Sports 7,610 5.27 $11.64 $24,200
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 3,980 0.13 $10.53 $21,890

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events 26,030 17.28 $12.85 $26,730
Motion Picture and Video Industries 49,700 12.11 $10.36 $21,560
Performing Arts Companies 7,640 5.86 $12.56 $26,120
Spectator Sports 7,610 5.27 $11.64 $24,200
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions 2,610 1.56 $12.22 $25,430

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Real Estate 1,300 0.08 $13.82 $28,750
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 730 0.17 $13.73 $28,560
Gambling Industries 700 0.30 $13.68 $28,460
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events 26,030 17.28 $12.85 $26,730
Other Schools and Instruction 240 0.05 $12.62 $26,250


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 15,560 0.91 0.99 $12.84 $26,710
New York 12,510 1.33 1.44 $14.19 $29,510
Florida 9,200 1.07 1.16 $10.84 $22,540
Texas 8,570 0.71 0.76 $10.98 $22,830
Georgia 5,940 1.35 1.46 $10.45 $21,750




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 2,640 1.96 2.12 $11.80 $24,550
Idaho 1,070 1.52 1.64 $9.78 $20,350
Utah 2,120 1.46 1.57 $10.27 $21,370
Hawaii 880 1.37 1.48 $11.48 $23,880
Georgia 5,940 1.35 1.46 $10.45 $21,750




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Vermont (8) (8) (8) $18.47 $38,420
Washington 3,890 1.19 1.29 $14.21 $29,550
New York 12,510 1.33 1.44 $14.19 $29,510
Massachusetts 2,490 0.70 0.75 $12.87 $26,760
California 15,560 0.91 0.99 $12.84 $26,710





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-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 12,580 1.32 1.43 $14.08 $29,290
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 7,260 1.19 1.28 $12.93 $26,900
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 4,580 0.99 1.07 $11.06 $23,010
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,140 1.54 1.67 $10.68 $22,220
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 3,170 0.89 0.96 $11.38 $23,680
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,030 1.55 1.67 $11.54 $24,010
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 2,990 1.50 1.63 $14.53 $30,210
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,910 1.12 1.21 $10.61 $22,060
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,530 1.23 1.33 $12.00 $24,950
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2,470 0.79 0.85 $12.02 $25,000




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Knoxville, TN 1,350 3.52 3.81 $9.11 $18,940
Winston-Salem, NC 690 2.61 2.82 $8.52 $17,710
Boise City, ID 810 2.52 2.72 $9.82 $20,420
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 2,390 2.42 2.62 $11.94 $24,830
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 740 2.40 2.60 $9.99 $20,770
Grand Forks, ND-MN 110 2.26 2.44 $9.96 $20,710
St. George, UT 140 2.20 2.38 $10.65 $22,160
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 260 2.10 2.27 $10.79 $22,450
Altoona, PA 110 1.88 2.03 $9.88 $20,560
Lincoln, NE 330 1.85 1.99 $10.75 $22,360