Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
319,890 3.0 % $11.28 $23,460 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.45 $9.24 $10.70 $12.19 $14.95
Annual Wage (2) $17,570 $19,230 $22,260 $25,350 $31,100


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 160,450 12.26 $11.17 $23,230
Amusement Parks and Arcades 51,490 24.89 $10.68 $22,220
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 39,290 0.72 $11.63 $24,190
Traveler Accommodation 14,800 0.74 $11.86 $24,680
Spectator Sports 6,400 4.44 $11.96 $24,880

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 51,490 24.89 $10.68 $22,220
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 160,450 12.26 $11.17 $23,230
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other 180 5.87 $11.96 $24,890
Spectator Sports 6,400 4.44 $11.96 $24,880
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events 4,270 2.83 $11.22 $23,330

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Support Services 230 0.07 $14.89 $30,970
Individual and Family Services 590 0.02 $13.63 $28,340
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly 150 0.02 $13.39 $27,850
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land 170 1.17 $13.24 $27,540
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) (8) (8) $13.24 $27,540


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 50,470 2.97 1.34 $12.82 $26,660
Florida 36,440 4.23 1.92 $10.87 $22,610
Texas 19,370 1.60 0.72 $10.38 $21,590
New York 17,700 1.89 0.85 $12.67 $26,360
North Carolina 15,920 3.63 1.64 $9.90 $20,590




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 6,560 4.51 2.04 $10.45 $21,730
Florida 36,440 4.23 1.92 $10.87 $22,610
North Carolina 15,920 3.63 1.64 $9.90 $20,590
Nevada 4,830 3.58 1.62 $11.14 $23,170
Colorado 9,150 3.49 1.58 $12.25 $25,480




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 (8) (8) (8) $14.99 $31,190
Washington 5,540 1.70 0.77 $14.34 $29,830
Hawaii 1,590 2.48 1.12 $13.66 $28,410
Massachusetts 4,660 1.30 0.59 $13.39 $27,860
Alaska 420 1.33 0.60 $12.96 $26,950





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 21,830 3.57 1.61 $12.87 $26,770
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 16,800 1.77 0.80 $12.23 $25,440
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 7,980 3.08 1.39 $11.50 $23,920
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 7,640 1.65 0.74 $11.56 $24,050
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 7,550 2.41 1.09 $10.85 $22,560
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 6,100 1.71 0.77 $10.71 $22,280
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 5,840 2.42 1.09 $13.53 $28,130
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 5,800 2.16 0.98 $9.83 $20,450
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 5,430 3.67 1.66 $11.90 $24,760
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 5,030 2.57 1.16 $12.24 $25,470