Other personal services

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Workforce
357k
2019 BLS Estimate
Average Employee Age
37.8
Estimated Job Growth
27.2%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$29,435
Average Male Salary
$33,980
Average Female Salary
$26,321

About

The top three occupations in the Other personal services Industry Group are Nonfarm animal caretakers, Parking lot attendants, Personal care & service workers, all other , Supervisors of personal care and service workers, and Animal trainers. On average, full-time employees in the Other personal services Industry Group work 42.8 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $39,385. Part-time employees in the same industry work 20.8 hours and earn an average annual salary of $12,766.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Other personal services Industry Group are Philadelphia City (Southeast) PUMA, PA, Ela, Freemont, Wauconda & Cuba Townships PUMA, IL, and Aurora City (North Central) PUMA, CO. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Other personal services.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Other personal services Industry Group. Nonfarm animal caretakers are the most common position, but the Other personal services Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Animal control workers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Other personal services goes to Software developers.

Monthly Employment

Start Year
Y-Axis
20.2%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 34.5k people employed in the Other Personal Services industry. This represents a 20.2% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

357k
Workforce (BLS Estimate)
ACS Estimate: 415k
3.5%
1 Year Growth
± 5.25%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 357k people employed in the Other personal services Industry Group in 2019.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Other personal services Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 3.5%, , from 401k people in 2018 to 415k people in 2019.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Other personal services by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Nonfarm animal caretakers represent the largest share of positions held in Other personal services at 33.1%, followed by Parking lot attendants with 11.5% and Personal care & service workers, all other with 4.7%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Other personal services Industry Group, by number of employees, are Nonfarm animal caretakers, Parking lot attendants, Personal care & service workers, all other , Supervisors of personal care and service workers, and Animal trainers.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Other personal services employs an unusually high number of Animal control workers, Nonfarm animal caretakers, and Parking lot attendants.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Other personal services, by average wage, are Software developers, Computer & information systems managers, and Computer programmers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$29,435
AVERAGE WAGE
± $1,433

On average, employees in the Other personal services Industry Group make $29,435 per year. This number makes Other personal services the 247 highest paying Industry Group in the United States out of a total of 269 Industry Groups.

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Wage by Location

HIGHEST PAYING PUBLIC USE MICRODATA AREA

This map shows which public use microdata areas (PUMAs) pay the highest average salary to employees in the Other personal services Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.486
WAGE GINI

Other personal services has a wage GINI of 0.486, which is more than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Other personal services (shown in red) in comparison to the national average for those wage buckets (shown in gray).

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Opportunities

Spatial Concentration

This map shows the PUMAs in the United States that have revealed comparative advantage in the Other personal services Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Other personal services Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Other personal services Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Other personal services Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $33,980 and $26,321. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

246k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±12.2k
169k
MALE WORKFORCE
±10.1k

59.3% of workers in the Other personal services Industry Group are Female, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Other personal services Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$33,980
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$2,418
$26,321
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$1,740

On average, Male workers in the Other personal services Industry Group make 1.29 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Other personal services Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
  1. American Indian
  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
  3. Asian

On average, American Indian employees in the Other personal services Industry Group earn 1.63 times more than other races and ethnicities. This chart shows the race and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in the Other personal services Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Other personal services Industry Group. Based on estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, this section indicates the amount of money spent by a specific industry in other industries. Professional and business services has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Other personal services Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Other personal services Industry Group is Professional and business services.

In this visualization, click on a category to expand or collapse it. All of the industries listed to the left are those places from which the highlighted industry has made purchases. They are the intermediate inputs to the highlighted industry. All those industries listed on the right side are those industries that have made purchases from the highlighted industry. They are the use of outputs of the highlighted industry. The visualizations below offer alternative ways to see and understand this data.

Industrial Flow

The closest comparable data for Other personal services is from Other Services, Except Public Administration.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Other personal services is from Other Services, Except Public Administration.

The Other personal services Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Professional and business services Industry. This visualization does not include labor and capital costs.

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Use of Output by Other Industries

The closest comparable data for Other personal services is from Other Services, Except Public Administration.

The Professional and business services Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Other personal services Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Other personal services Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Other personal services industry, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 7.66% in the next ten years. The Other personal services industry has a higher projected workforce growth at 27.2%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (24.2%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (24.2%).

Job Growth

27.2%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
7.66%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Other personal services. This industry is expected to grow more than than 7.66%, the average rate of national job growth.

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Output Growth

24.2%
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10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the Other personal services industry.

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