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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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)
338,110 2.6 % $11.70 $24,330 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.57 $9.40 $11.23 $12.83 $15.45
Annual Wage (2) $17,820 $19,560 $23,370 $26,680 $32,130


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 168,990 12.52 $11.56 $24,040
Amusement Parks and Arcades 52,320 24.09 $11.15 $23,180
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 40,760 0.74 $11.90 $24,740
Traveler Accommodation 15,520 0.76 $12.51 $26,010
Spectator Sports 6,980 4.75 $12.57 $26,140

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 52,320 24.09 $11.15 $23,180
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 168,990 12.52 $11.56 $24,040
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other 160 5.41 $13.27 $27,610
Spectator Sports 6,980 4.75 $12.57 $26,140
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events 5,420 3.45 $11.61 $24,150

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Support Services 200 0.06 $15.62 $32,490
Religious Organizations 40 0.02 $15.27 $31,770
Grantmaking and Giving Services 90 0.06 $14.39 $29,930
Individual and Family Services 620 0.02 $14.11 $29,340
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) (8) (8) $14.02 $29,160


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 52,540 3.02 1.31 $13.51 $28,100
Florida 39,010 4.44 1.93 $11.23 $23,360
Texas 18,570 1.49 0.65 $10.76 $22,380
New York 18,390 1.93 0.84 $13.53 $28,140
North Carolina 17,470 3.91 1.70 $10.11 $21,040




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)
Utah 6,720 4.47 1.94 $11.06 $23,000
Florida 39,010 4.44 1.93 $11.23 $23,360
Colorado 10,690 3.99 1.73 $12.93 $26,890
North Carolina 17,470 3.91 1.70 $10.11 $21,040
South Dakota 1,570 3.70 1.61 $10.60 $22,050




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 300 0.42 0.18 $16.05 $33,380
Washington 6,560 1.98 0.86 $14.78 $30,730
Hawaii 2,190 3.44 1.50 $14.70 $30,580
Massachusetts 5,030 1.39 0.60 $14.09 $29,310
New York 18,390 1.93 0.84 $13.53 $28,140





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)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 22,940 3.68 1.60 $13.57 $28,230
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 17,090 1.77 0.77 $13.08 $27,210
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 9,720 3.68 1.60 $11.37 $23,650
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 8,110 2.55 1.11 $11.46 $23,830
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 7,090 1.52 0.66 $11.84 $24,630
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 6,550 1.79 0.78 $11.13 $23,150
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 6,340 2.57 1.11 $14.26 $29,650
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 6,300 4.16 1.81 $12.57 $26,150
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 6,200 2.26 0.98 $9.84 $20,480
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 5,760 2.92 1.27 $12.53 $26,060