Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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

This major group comprises the following occupations: 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 ; 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)
5,451,330 0.4 % $13.51 $28,090 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this major group:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.86 $10.21 $11.74 $14.64 $20.23
Annual Wage (2) $18,430 $21,240 $24,420 $30,450 $42,080


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 1,324,630 54.50 $12.47 $25,950
Personal Care Services 526,060 73.41 $14.68 $30,540
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 488,060 37.30 $16.45 $34,220
Home Health Care Services 356,770 24.61 $11.05 $22,990
Child Day Care Services 304,180 33.72 $11.50 $23,920

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 526,060 73.41 $14.68 $30,540
Individual and Family Services 1,324,630 54.50 $12.47 $25,950
Death Care Services 65,970 48.13 $19.70 $40,980
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 296,490 46.36 $12.88 $26,780
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 488,060 37.30 $16.45 $34,220

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 160 0.02 $24.21 $50,360
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 3,890 0.19 $23.25 $48,360
Urban Transit Systems (8) (8) $21.26 $44,220
Other Specialty Trade Contractors (8) (8) $19.77 $41,120
Death Care Services 65,970 48.13 $19.70 $40,980


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 953,830 56.08 1.49 $14.30 $29,750
New York 454,170 48.39 1.28 $15.31 $31,830
Texas 416,030 34.34 0.91 $11.30 $23,500
Pennsylvania 265,740 45.44 1.21 $12.65 $26,320
Florida 249,900 29.03 0.77 $13.31 $27,680




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 80,650 59.87 1.59 $13.24 $27,540
California 953,830 56.08 1.49 $14.30 $29,750
New Mexico 43,250 53.28 1.41 $11.21 $23,320
Minnesota 144,070 50.24 1.33 $13.72 $28,530
New York 454,170 48.39 1.28 $15.31 $31,830




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 15,930 22.37 0.59 $17.46 $36,310
Washington 120,640 37.02 0.98 $16.49 $34,290
Massachusetts 161,500 45.22 1.20 $16.32 $33,950
Alaska 12,610 40.00 1.06 $15.94 $33,150
Hawaii 23,390 36.45 0.97 $15.66 $32,580





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 418,210 44.03 1.17 $15.70 $32,660
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 385,800 63.05 1.67 $14.29 $29,720
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 142,480 30.70 0.81 $13.82 $28,740
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 128,450 45.09 1.20 $13.50 $28,080
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 126,960 52.48 1.39 $15.90 $33,070
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 107,850 39.09 1.04 $16.93 $35,210
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 103,180 52.74 1.40 $13.87 $28,840
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 99,630 27.92 0.74 $12.21 $25,390
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 97,310 31.04 0.82 $15.18 $31,570
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 85,670 57.37 1.52 $13.08 $27,210