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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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

This major group 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 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)
3,303,200 0.5 % $15.03 $31,260 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this major group:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.95 $10.41 $12.61 $17.25 $24.49
Annual Wage (2) $18,610 $21,650 $26,220 $35,880 $50,940


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)
Personal Care Services 535,930 73.23 $15.37 $31,980
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 511,280 37.88 $16.89 $35,130
Child Day Care Services 307,480 33.27 $11.97 $24,890
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 218,860 3.95 $15.07 $31,340
Traveler Accommodation 160,650 7.82 $14.68 $30,540

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 535,930 73.23 $15.37 $31,980
Death Care Services 65,610 47.92 $20.30 $42,220
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 511,280 37.88 $16.89 $35,130
Other Personal Services 131,400 36.82 $14.11 $29,350
Child Day Care Services 307,480 33.27 $11.97 $24,890

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) (8) (8) $25.59 $53,220
Offices of Physicians 7,950 0.30 $20.78 $43,230
Scheduled Air Transportation 530 0.12 $20.73 $43,120
Death Care Services 65,610 47.92 $20.30 $42,220
Rail Transportation 670 0.29 $19.33 $40,210


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 401,870 23.12 1.03 $16.75 $34,850
New York 262,220 27.54 1.22 $17.58 $36,560
Texas 219,120 17.63 0.78 $13.57 $28,220
Florida 211,190 24.02 1.07 $14.09 $29,300
Pennsylvania 145,640 24.68 1.10 $13.68 $28,440




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 70,630 50.72 2.26 $13.73 $28,560
North Dakota 12,630 29.90 1.33 $14.45 $30,050
Hawaii 18,620 29.30 1.30 $16.95 $35,270
South Dakota 12,290 28.90 1.28 $13.14 $27,340
Maryland 76,990 28.50 1.27 $15.85 $32,960




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 10,700 14.79 0.66 $19.73 $41,040
Washington 74,900 22.57 1.00 $19.11 $39,750
Massachusetts 88,050 24.33 1.08 $18.67 $38,830
New York 262,220 27.54 1.22 $17.58 $36,560
Vermont 6,650 21.71 0.97 $17.38 $36,150





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 266,630 27.62 1.23 $17.86 $37,140
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 147,340 23.61 1.05 $16.48 $34,280
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 98,960 21.16 0.94 $15.36 $31,960
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 78,760 24.77 1.10 $16.33 $33,960
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 75,950 26.41 1.17 $14.78 $30,730
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 68,550 18.74 0.83 $14.16 $29,440
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 66,360 23.72 1.05 $19.02 $39,560
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 61,900 23.43 1.04 $14.23 $29,600
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 58,100 56.96 2.53 $13.80 $28,690
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 56,180 22.73 1.01 $18.92 $39,350