Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
286,740 3.1 % $10.58 $22,000 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.26 $8.85 $9.69 $11.38 $14.26
Annual Wage (2) $17,190 $18,410 $20,160 $23,660 $29,660


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 138,450 11.22 $10.39 $21,600
Amusement Parks and Arcades 48,270 24.21 $10.13 $21,060
Local Government (OES Designation) 38,220 0.71 $11.20 $23,290
Traveler Accommodation 11,010 0.57 $11.06 $23,000
Spectator Sports 6,910 4.94 $10.57 $21,980

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 48,270 24.21 $10.13 $21,060
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 138,450 11.22 $10.39 $21,600
Spectator Sports 6,910 4.94 $10.57 $21,980
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other 150 4.80 $11.04 $22,960
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events 3,700 2.83 $10.73 $22,320

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government (OES Designation) 1,650 0.08 $14.16 $29,460
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) 80 0.01 $13.43 $27,940
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water 120 0.77 $12.80 $26,630
Consumer Goods Rental 1,290 0.80 $12.55 $26,110
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly 150 0.02 $12.49 $25,970


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 44,960 2.82 1.38 $11.62 $24,160
Florida 32,270 3.92 1.92 $10.44 $21,720
Texas 18,810 1.60 0.78 $9.82 $20,430
New York 14,860 1.63 0.80 $11.45 $23,820
North Carolina 13,620 3.22 1.58 $9.34 $19,440




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)
Florida 32,270 3.92 1.92 $10.44 $21,720
Nevada 4,350 3.42 1.68 $10.87 $22,610
Delaware 1,420 3.23 1.58 $10.57 $21,980
North Carolina 13,620 3.22 1.58 $9.34 $19,440
South Carolina 6,100 3.08 1.51 $9.85 $20,490




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 680 2.09 1.03 $14.40 $29,960
Hawaii 1,260 2.00 0.98 $13.37 $27,820
Arizona 6,030 2.27 1.11 $12.85 $26,720
District of Columbia 210 0.29 0.14 $12.79 $26,600
Rhode Island 700 1.47 0.72 $12.55 $26,100





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 9,920 1.51 0.74 $11.53 $23,970
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 8,370 1.98 0.97 $12.54 $26,090
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 8,200 5.25 2.57 $10.83 $22,530
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 6,960 5.02 2.46 $11.28 $23,450
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 4,800 1.32 0.65 $11.40 $23,720
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 4,680 2.42 1.18 $13.24 $27,540
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,590 1.80 0.88 $9.29 $19,320
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,520 2.37 1.16 $11.03 $22,940
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 3,900 2.75 1.35 $9.90 $20,590
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,890 1.33 0.65 $9.11 $18,940