Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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)
310,970 5.0 % $10.94 $22,760 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.34 $9.05 $10.13 $11.76 $14.66
Annual Wage (2) $17,350 $18,820 $21,060 $24,460 $30,500


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 154,680 12.16 $10.79 $22,450
Amusement Parks and Arcades 49,810 25.15 $10.40 $21,640
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 41,290 0.76 $11.41 $23,740
Traveler Accommodation 11,490 0.59 $11.50 $23,910
Spectator Sports 7,090 5.00 $11.26 $23,420

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 49,810 25.15 $10.40 $21,640
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 154,680 12.16 $10.79 $22,450
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other 180 5.59 $10.97 $22,820
Spectator Sports 7,090 5.00 $11.26 $23,420
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events 4,580 3.27 $11.05 $22,980

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 1,670 0.08 $14.41 $29,970
Elementary and Secondary Schools 580 0.01 $13.61 $28,300
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly 160 0.02 $13.37 $27,810
Social Advocacy Organizations 180 0.08 $13.30 $27,670
Management of Companies and Enterprises 90 (7) $13.05 $27,140


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 46,850 2.81 1.29 $12.26 $25,500
Florida 34,450 4.09 1.88 $10.65 $22,140
Texas 20,000 1.68 0.77 $10.22 $21,260
North Carolina 16,280 3.79 1.74 $9.59 $19,940
New York 16,010 1.74 0.80 $11.90 $24,760




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 6,360 4.51 2.07 $9.84 $20,480
Florida 34,450 4.09 1.88 $10.65 $22,140
North Carolina 16,280 3.79 1.74 $9.59 $19,940
Nevada 4,780 3.65 1.67 $10.78 $22,420
Colorado 8,670 3.39 1.56 $11.06 $23,010




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 220 0.31 0.14 $14.25 $29,640
Arizona 6,610 2.44 1.12 $13.84 $28,790
Hawaii 1,460 2.31 1.06 $13.45 $27,980
Massachusetts 4,200 1.19 0.55 $13.29 $27,650
Washington 5,080 1.60 0.73 $13.20 $27,450



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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-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 10,280 2.32 1.06 $13.21 $27,470
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 10,240 1.53 0.70 $11.72 $24,380
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 8,830 5.46 2.50 $11.57 $24,060
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 6,120 4.27 1.96 $11.78 $24,500
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 5,610 3.89 1.78 $10.62 $22,090
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 5,560 2.12 0.97 $10.00 $20,800
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 5,430 2.81 1.29 $11.85 $24,650
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 5,160 2.61 1.20 $14.31 $29,750
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,710 1.87 0.86 $10.24 $21,290
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 4,620 1.26 0.58 $12.49 $25,980


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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)
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 1,460 9.29 4.26 $8.97 $18,670
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC 670 9.25 4.24 $9.78 $20,350
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 1,240 8.67 3.98 $10.67 $22,200
East Stroudsburg, PA 420 7.54 3.46 $10.36 $21,560
Hot Springs, AR 210 6.04 2.77 $10.10 $21,000
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 540 5.53 2.53 $12.10 $25,170
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 8,830 5.46 2.50 $11.57 $24,060
Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division 3,130 5.36 2.46 $10.15 $21,110
Salt Lake City, UT 3,590 5.17 2.37 $9.90 $20,600
Rocky Mount, NC 280 5.11 2.34 $9.81 $20,400