Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
273,870 1.6 % $10.27 $21,360 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.11 $8.66 $9.27 $10.98 $14.00
Annual Wage (2) $16,870 $18,010 $19,280 $22,840 $29,130


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 132,000 11.13 $10.11 $21,040
Amusement Parks and Arcades 42,960 22.54 $9.80 $20,380
Local Government (OES Designation) 40,070 0.75 $10.78 $22,420
Traveler Accommodation 10,520 0.55 $10.70 $22,250
Spectator Sports 6,450 4.66 $10.85 $22,560

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 42,960 22.54 $9.80 $20,380
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 132,000 11.13 $10.11 $21,040
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other 160 5.66 $11.40 $23,720
Spectator Sports 6,450 4.66 $10.85 $22,560
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps 1,140 2.18 $9.84 $20,470

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land 160 1.19 $15.35 $31,920
Religious Organizations (8) (8) $14.64 $30,450
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) 50 (7) $14.48 $30,110
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly 120 0.01 $12.59 $26,180
Land Subdivision 110 0.27 $12.37 $25,730


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 40,820 2.63 1.33 $10.92 $22,710
Florida 28,080 3.54 1.78 $10.33 $21,480
Texas 18,960 1.64 0.83 $9.46 $19,670
New York 12,800 1.42 0.72 $10.98 $22,840
North Carolina 12,780 3.10 1.56 $9.14 $19,020



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 28,080 3.54 1.78 $10.33 $21,480
Nevada 4,030 3.27 1.65 $10.52 $21,880
Utah 4,260 3.22 1.62 $10.68 $22,210
Maryland 8,130 3.13 1.58 $9.68 $20,140
North Carolina 12,780 3.10 1.56 $9.14 $19,020



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 80 0.12 0.06 $13.50 $28,070
Alaska 760 2.32 1.17 $13.41 $27,880
Hawaii 1,290 2.09 1.05 $13.06 $27,160
Arizona 5,090 1.97 0.99 $12.93 $26,890
Connecticut 1,910 1.15 0.58 $12.73 $26,480




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 11,660 10.42 5.24 $10.13 $21,070
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 9,420 1.45 0.73 $10.93 $22,730
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 7,880 5.17 2.60 $10.06 $20,930
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 7,330 1.79 0.90 $12.07 $25,100
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 6,070 4.48 2.26 $10.48 $21,810
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 5,560 1.56 0.78 $12.13 $25,230
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,980 2.65 1.33 $10.38 $21,580
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 3,970 2.12 1.07 $13.40 $27,870
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,760 1.28 0.65 $8.90 $18,510
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,750 1.51 0.76 $9.59 $19,950