Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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

This major group comprises the following occupations: Gaming Supervisors ; Slot Supervisors ; 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 Guides and Escorts ; 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)
4,514,960 0.4 % $12.74 $26,510 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this major group:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.45 $9.29 $10.92 $14.02 $19.47
Annual Wage (2) $17,590 $19,320 $22,710 $29,170 $40,490


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 720,310 42.65 $11.23 $23,350
Personal Care Services 499,370 72.75 $14.03 $29,180
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 430,480 34.89 $15.50 $32,240
Home Health Care Services 314,220 23.20 $10.12 $21,050
Child Day Care Services 306,280 35.61 $10.53 $21,900

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 499,370 72.75 $14.03 $29,180
Death Care Services 65,840 48.22 $18.58 $38,650
Individual and Family Services 720,310 42.65 $11.23 $23,350
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 250,940 40.96 $11.98 $24,920
Other Personal Services 111,830 35.61 $12.69 $26,390

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) 4,060 0.20 $22.85 $47,520
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 660 0.07 $22.67 $47,160
Rail Transportation 340 0.15 $21.29 $44,290
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses 320 0.09 $19.77 $41,120
Death Care Services 65,840 48.22 $18.58 $38,650


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 496,500 31.10 0.97 $14.22 $29,570
Texas 391,770 33.36 1.04 $10.80 $22,470
New York 370,730 40.75 1.27 $14.36 $29,870
Florida 237,940 28.94 0.90 $12.63 $26,270
Pennsylvania 225,700 39.27 1.22 $12.11 $25,190




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 74,480 58.61 1.82 $12.94 $26,910
New Mexico 39,530 49.08 1.53 $10.86 $22,580
Minnesota 129,490 46.07 1.43 $12.79 $26,600
Vermont 12,900 42.35 1.32 $14.67 $30,510
Maine 24,730 41.47 1.29 $11.82 $24,580




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 15,290 21.77 0.68 $16.44 $34,190
Massachusetts 123,320 35.64 1.11 $15.42 $32,070
Alaska 12,590 38.92 1.21 $15.40 $32,020
New Jersey 113,480 28.69 0.89 $15.36 $31,940
Washington 93,680 30.54 0.95 $15.05 $31,300





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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 249,460 37.87 1.18 $15.23 $31,670
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 133,490 31.63 0.98 $14.66 $30,490
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 108,370 29.78 0.93 $13.14 $27,320