Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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)
260,680 1.4 % $9.76 $20,310 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $7.87 $8.36 $9.05 $10.57 $13.29
Annual Wage (2) $16,370 $17,380 $18,810 $21,990 $27,640


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 120,190 10.75 $9.56 $19,880
Local Government (OES Designation) 43,910 0.80 $10.47 $21,790
Amusement Parks and Arcades 42,920 24.50 $9.31 $19,370
Traveler Accommodation 10,880 0.61 $9.98 $20,770
Civic and Social Organizations 5,880 1.54 $9.79 $20,370

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 42,920 24.50 $9.31 $19,370
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 120,190 10.75 $9.56 $19,880
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other 80 3.19 $9.93 $20,660
Spectator Sports 3,930 2.95 $10.47 $21,770
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land 270 2.25 $10.20 $21,210

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Personal Care Services (8) (8) $12.82 $26,660
Religious Organizations 140 0.08 $12.10 $25,170
Elementary and Secondary Schools 1,170 0.01 $11.42 $23,750
State Government (OES Designation) 1,260 0.06 $11.16 $23,220
Junior Colleges 290 0.04 $11.01 $22,910


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 34,780 2.36 1.20 $10.71 $22,270
Florida 29,180 3.92 1.99 $9.63 $20,020
Texas 17,340 1.59 0.81 $9.14 $19,010
New York 13,550 1.57 0.80 $10.43 $21,700
Pennsylvania 13,120 2.34 1.19 $9.51 $19,780




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 29,180 3.92 1.99 $9.63 $20,020
Nevada 4,210 3.65 1.86 $9.69 $20,160
South Dakota 1,280 3.17 1.61 $9.00 $18,710
South Carolina 4,950 2.71 1.38 $9.18 $19,100
North Carolina 10,520 2.67 1.36 $8.90 $18,520




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 390 1.21 0.61 $12.22 $25,410
Hawaii 1,190 1.97 1.00 $11.76 $24,470
Connecticut 1,840 1.13 0.57 $11.44 $23,800
Washington 4,770 1.69 0.86 $11.41 $23,730
Illinois 10,440 1.83 0.93 $11.10 $23,080





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 12,190 11.70 5.95 $9.21 $19,170
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 9,280 1.77 0.90 $10.75 $22,360
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 7,030 4.84 2.46 $10.84 $22,540
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 6,900 1.87 0.95 $11.66 $24,250
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,800 1.71 0.87 $11.62 $24,160
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 4,710 2.65 1.35 $9.08 $18,890
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,220 2.36 1.20 $9.49 $19,730
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4,160 1.80 0.92 $9.50 $19,750
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 4,120 2.24 1.14 $9.47 $19,690
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 3,800 3.30 1.68 $9.89 $20,560