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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

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 Amusement and Recreation Attendants
Industry profile for Amusement and Recreation Attendants
Geographic profile for Amusement and Recreation Attendants

National estimates for Amusement and Recreation Attendants:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Amusement and Recreation Attendants:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
262,170 2.3 % $ 12.55 $ 26,110 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for Amusement and Recreation Attendants:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 8.67 $ 10.43 $ 11.78 $ 14.17 $ 16.91
Annual Wage (2) $ 18,030 $ 21,700 $ 24,500 $ 29,480 $ 35,170


Industry profile for Amusement and Recreation Attendants:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Amusement and Recreation Attendants are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Amusement and Recreation Attendants, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Amusement and Recreation Attendants:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 131,220 11.81 $ 12.25 $ 25,480
Amusement Parks and Arcades 49,100 32.02 $ 12.49 $ 25,980
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 34,500 0.64 $ 13.00 $ 27,030
Traveler Accommodation 8,490 0.62 $ 13.46 $ 27,990
Spectator Sports 4,970 4.35 $ 12.97 $ 26,970

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Amusement and Recreation Attendants:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Amusement Parks and Arcades 49,100 32.02 $ 12.49 $ 25,980
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 131,220 11.81 $ 12.25 $ 25,480
Spectator Sports 4,970 4.35 $ 12.97 $ 26,970
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other 50 2.89 $ 12.90 $ 26,830
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions 3,530 2.68 $ 12.73 $ 26,480

Top paying industries for Amusement and Recreation Attendants:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Offices of Physicians (8) (8) $ 16.71 $ 34,760
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 70 (7) $ 16.46 $ 34,240
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 1,750 0.08 $ 15.68 $ 32,610
Other Personal Services 110 0.04 $ 15.47 $ 32,170
Management of Companies and Enterprises 70 (7) $ 15.32 $ 31,870


Geographic profile for Amusement and Recreation Attendants:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Amusement and Recreation Attendants are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Amusement and Recreation Attendants, see the Create Customized Tables function.



Map of employment of amusement and recreation attendants by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in Amusement and Recreation Attendants:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Florida 36,550 4.25 2.28 $ 11.99 $ 24,950
California 33,070 2.00 1.07 $ 15.40 $ 32,030
Texas 22,420 1.83 0.99 $ 10.93 $ 22,730
North Carolina 11,940 2.70 1.45 $ 10.63 $ 22,110
Pennsylvania 10,910 1.95 1.05 $ 10.94 $ 22,750


Map of location quotient of amusement and recreation attendants by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Amusement and Recreation Attendants:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Florida 36,550 4.25 2.28 $ 11.99 $ 24,950
Wyoming 1,010 3.86 2.08 $ 11.47 $ 23,870
Nevada 4,410 3.42 1.84 $ 11.88 $ 24,710
South Dakota 1,360 3.22 1.73 $ 11.36 $ 23,620
North Carolina 11,940 2.70 1.45 $ 10.63 $ 22,110


Map of annual mean wages of amusement and recreation attendants by state, May 2021


Top paying states for Amusement and Recreation Attendants:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 170 0.26 0.14 $ 16.24 $ 33,790
Alaska 200 0.66 0.36 $ 16.21 $ 33,710
Hawaii 1,480 2.70 1.45 $ 15.89 $ 33,050
Washington 3,890 1.21 0.65 $ 15.83 $ 32,930
California 33,070 2.00 1.07 $ 15.40 $ 32,030



Map of employment of amusement and recreation attendants by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Amusement and Recreation Attendants:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 19,100 16.28 8.75 $ 12.28 $ 25,550
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 13,790 2.41 1.30 $ 15.16 $ 31,530
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 10,160 1.17 0.63 $ 15.23 $ 31,670
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 7,230 2.01 1.08 $ 11.53 $ 23,970
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 7,140 1.69 0.91 $ 13.42 $ 27,910
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5,530 1.88 1.01 $ 14.24 $ 29,610
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 5,100 2.08 1.12 $ 12.47 $ 25,930
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 4,700 1.62 0.87 $ 10.99 $ 22,860
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 4,680 1.76 0.95 $ 11.90 $ 24,750
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,290 1.66 0.89 $ 10.37 $ 21,570


Map of location quotient of amusement and recreation attendants by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Amusement and Recreation Attendants:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 19,100 16.28 8.75 $ 12.28 $ 25,550
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 1,460 9.01 4.84 $ 10.60 $ 22,050
The Villages, FL 290 8.63 4.64 $ 11.61 $ 24,150
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL 620 8.36 4.49 $ 11.51 $ 23,940
Ocean City, NJ 270 6.87 3.69 $ 13.09 $ 27,230
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC 490 6.61 3.55 $ 11.66 $ 24,250
Lincoln, NE 1,030 6.07 3.26 $ 11.43 $ 23,770
Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI 380 5.90 3.17 $ 18.06 $ 37,560
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 850 5.81 3.12 $ 11.86 $ 24,660
East Stroudsburg, PA 280 5.21 2.80 $ 10.50 $ 21,840