Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations (Major Group)

This major group comprises the following occupations: Gaming Supervisors ; Slot Supervisors ; First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers ; Animal Trainers ; Nonfarm Animal Caretakers ; Gaming Dealers ; Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners ; Gaming Service Workers, All Other ; Motion Picture Projectionists ; Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers ; Amusement and Recreation Attendants ; Costume Attendants ; Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants ; Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other ; Embalmers ; Funeral Attendants ; Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors ; Barbers ; Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists ; Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance ; Manicurists and Pedicurists ; Shampooers ; Skincare Specialists ; Baggage Porters and Bellhops ; Concierges ; Tour Guides and Escorts ; Travel Guides ; Childcare Workers ; Personal Care Aides ; Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors ; Recreation Workers ; Residential Advisors ; Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other


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 major group:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
4,307,500 0.4 % $12.33 $25,650 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this major group:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.27 $9.06 $10.50 $13.59 $18.88
Annual Wage (2) $17,200 $18,830 $21,850 $28,260 $39,280


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)
Individual and Family Services 649,360 40.79 $10.81 $22,480
Personal Care Services 483,960 72.89 $13.58 $28,260
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 406,650 34.27 $14.85 $30,900
Child Day Care Services 305,740 36.72 $10.25 $21,310
Home Health Care Services 304,040 23.41 $9.71 $20,190

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Personal Care Services 483,960 72.89 $13.58 $28,260
Death Care Services 65,110 48.29 $17.87 $37,180
Individual and Family Services 649,360 40.79 $10.81 $22,480
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 231,230 38.00 $11.63 $24,180
Child Day Care Services 305,740 36.72 $10.25 $21,310

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses 290 0.09 $27.22 $56,610
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers 50 0.01 $23.38 $48,640
Rail Transportation 260 0.12 $23.12 $48,090
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 4,120 0.21 $22.54 $46,880
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers 980 1.85 $17.89 $37,200


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 461,430 29.78 0.95 $13.48 $28,030
Texas 382,510 33.05 1.06 $10.49 $21,810
New York 361,000 40.18 1.29 $14.01 $29,140
Florida 223,880 28.25 0.90 $12.20 $25,370
Pennsylvania 207,390 36.32 1.16 $11.84 $24,620



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)
Nevada 73,170 59.36 1.90 $12.63 $26,260
New Mexico 36,570 45.81 1.47 $10.70 $22,260
Minnesota 125,520 45.28 1.45 $12.28 $25,540
Vermont 12,950 42.65 1.37 $14.07 $29,260
Wisconsin 114,730 41.39 1.33 $11.43 $23,780



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 12,650 18.71 0.60 $15.98 $33,240
New Jersey 108,250 27.71 0.89 $14.97 $31,140
Alaska 12,180 37.21 1.19 $14.75 $30,680
Massachusetts 109,340 32.19 1.03 $14.65 $30,480
Washington 88,950 29.81 0.95 $14.44 $30,030




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 243,330 37.56 1.20 $14.81 $30,810
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 119,400 29.10 0.93 $13.98 $29,090
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 111,560 31.24 1.00 $12.83 $26,680
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 87,390 46.47 1.49 $12.50 $26,000
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 81,850 27.93 0.89 $10.90 $22,680
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 66,620 27.56 0.88 $14.51 $30,180
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 60,950 32.49 1.04 $12.41 $25,800
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 60,000 66.26 2.12 $12.80 $26,630
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 58,260 23.49 0.75 $12.08 $25,130
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 58,140 24.95 0.80 $11.55 $24,030