Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

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)
253,110 1.4 % $9.60 $19,960 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $7.75 $8.29 $8.97 $10.28 $12.73
Annual Wage (2) $16,110 $17,240 $18,650 $21,390 $26,480


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 120,450 11.32 $9.31 $19,350
Local Government (OES Designation) 45,550 0.82 $10.37 $21,570
Amusement Parks and Arcades 38,790 23.67 $9.10 $18,940
Traveler Accommodation 9,710 0.57 $10.04 $20,870
Civic and Social Organizations 6,210 1.60 $9.64 $20,050

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 38,790 23.67 $9.10 $18,940
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 120,450 11.32 $9.31 $19,350
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events 2,730 2.84 $10.55 $21,950
Spectator Sports 3,000 2.36 $10.01 $20,830
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water 280 2.08 $12.01 $24,980

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) (8) (8) $13.08 $27,220
Religious Organizations 170 0.09 $12.87 $26,760
Elementary and Secondary Schools 540 0.01 $12.22 $25,430
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 260 0.01 $12.04 $25,050
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water 280 2.08 $12.01 $24,980


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 35,380 2.52 1.28 $10.14 $21,090
Florida 27,190 3.80 1.93 $9.52 $19,810
Texas 16,320 1.58 0.80 $9.29 $19,330
New York 12,130 1.44 0.73 $10.30 $21,430
Pennsylvania 11,130 2.01 1.02 $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 27,190 3.80 1.93 $9.52 $19,810
Nevada 3,670 3.30 1.67 $9.56 $19,890
Utah 3,820 3.28 1.66 $9.12 $18,970
South Dakota 1,090 2.77 1.40 $9.05 $18,830
Washington 7,360 2.70 1.37 $10.85 $22,580




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii 1,210 2.10 1.06 $12.63 $26,280
District of Columbia 210 0.32 0.16 $11.86 $24,670
Washington 7,360 2.70 1.37 $10.85 $22,580
Alaska 530 1.70 0.86 $10.73 $22,320
Massachusetts 5,070 1.61 0.81 $10.55 $21,950





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)
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 9,250 9.51 4.82 $9.28 $19,310
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 7,420 1.94 0.98 $10.21 $21,250
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 6,410 1.27 0.64 $10.32 $21,460
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 6,210 1.73 0.88 $9.83 $20,450
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 6,130 4.43 2.24 $10.49 $21,810
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 5,190 2.33 1.18 $9.22 $19,170
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 4,320 1.69 0.86 $9.23 $19,200
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,200 2.45 1.24 $9.13 $18,990
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 3,750 3.41 1.73 $9.35 $19,450
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 3,740 2.20 1.12 $9.67 $20,110