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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

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)
248,190 2.5 % $ 12.31 $ 25,610 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for Amusement and Recreation Attendants:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 8.73 $ 9.65 $ 11.90 $ 14.05 $ 16.07
Annual Wage (2) $ 18,150 $ 20,080 $ 24,760 $ 29,220 $ 33,420


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 124,810 12.30 $ 12.06 $ 25,090
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 35,110 0.65 $ 12.63 $ 26,270
Amusement Parks and Arcades 28,640 22.87 $ 12.06 $ 25,080
Traveler Accommodation 10,870 0.72 $ 12.94 $ 26,910
Spectator Sports 5,140 4.68 $ 12.63 $ 26,280

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 28,640 22.87 $ 12.06 $ 25,080
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 124,810 12.30 $ 12.06 $ 25,090
Spectator Sports 5,140 4.68 $ 12.63 $ 26,280
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events 3,790 3.32 $ 12.49 $ 25,980
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other 70 3.16 $ 13.17 $ 27,400

Top paying industries for Amusement and Recreation Attendants:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Support Services 150 0.05 $ 16.69 $ 34,710
Individual and Family Services 730 0.03 $ 15.72 $ 32,690
Grantmaking and Giving Services 90 0.06 $ 15.51 $ 32,260
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) 40 (7) $ 14.82 $ 30,830
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 1,670 0.08 $ 14.57 $ 30,310


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.





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)
California 39,240 2.39 1.34 $ 14.94 $ 31,080
Florida 31,000 3.67 2.06 $ 11.56 $ 24,040
Texas 13,250 1.09 0.61 $ 10.64 $ 22,130
North Carolina 12,960 3.02 1.69 $ 10.35 $ 21,520
New York 11,250 1.29 0.73 $ 14.56 $ 30,280




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 31,000 3.67 2.06 $ 11.56 $ 24,040
South Dakota 1,390 3.37 1.89 $ 10.98 $ 22,830
Colorado 7,990 3.10 1.74 $ 14.20 $ 29,540
North Carolina 12,960 3.02 1.69 $ 10.35 $ 21,520
South Carolina 6,060 3.01 1.69 $ 10.36 $ 21,540




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 310 0.45 0.25 $ 16.17 $ 33,640
Washington 5,510 1.72 0.97 $ 15.80 $ 32,860
Hawaii 1,570 2.74 1.53 $ 15.45 $ 32,140
California 39,240 2.39 1.34 $ 14.94 $ 31,080
New York 11,250 1.29 0.73 $ 14.56 $ 30,280





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)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 15,890 2.73 1.53 $ 15.05 $ 31,300
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 10,680 1.21 0.68 $ 14.34 $ 29,820
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 8,810 3.51 1.97 $ 11.54 $ 24,010
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 6,300 2.09 1.17 $ 12.03 $ 25,010
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 5,010 2.15 1.20 $ 15.81 $ 32,880
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 4,720 1.08 0.61 $ 11.76 $ 24,460
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 4,650 1.30 0.73 $ 11.11 $ 23,110
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 4,480 3.08 1.72 $ 13.93 $ 28,980
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,200 2.27 1.27 $ 12.84 $ 26,710
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,980 1.51 0.85 $ 9.57 $ 19,900




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)
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 1,340 8.70 4.87 $ 10.49 $ 21,810
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC 600 8.03 4.50 $ 10.89 $ 22,650
The Villages, FL 240 7.85 4.40 $ 11.45 $ 23,820
Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI 440 6.49 3.64 $ 18.10 $ 37,650
Lincoln, NE 1,020 5.85 3.28 $ 10.95 $ 22,780
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 620 5.68 3.18 $ 12.27 $ 25,510
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 810 5.56 3.12 $ 12.17 $ 25,320
Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL 270 5.26 2.95 $ 11.42 $ 23,760
Sebring, FL 130 5.16 2.89 $ 11.81 $ 24,560
Bend-Redmond, OR 410 5.12 2.87 $ 13.15 $ 27,360