Personal Care & Service Occupations

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Total Workforce

4.82M

Average Age

39.3

Estimated Job Growth

19.1%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$21,100

Average Male Salary

$26,212

Average Female Salary

$19,467

About

Personal Care & Service Occupations are most often employed by the Beauty salons industry. The average yearly wage for Personal Care & Service Occupations was $21,100 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Personal Care & Service Occupations by wage are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations, Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations, and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations.

Personal Care & Service Occupations are part of the Personal Care & Service Occupations, along with Personal Care & Service Occupations

The top 3 locations that employ the most Personal Care & Service Occupations are Flushing, Murray Hill & Whitestone PUMA, NY, Spring Valley & Summerlin South PUMA, NV, and Paradise (South) & Enterprise PUMA, NV. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Personal Care & Service Occupations are Atlantic City & Ventnor City PUMA, NJ, Brownsville City (North) PUMA, TX, and Philadelphia City (Southwest) PUMA, PA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Personal Care & Service Occupations and on wages and locations for those in the field. Beauty salons is the industry that employs the most Personal Care & Service Occupations, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Personal Care & Service Occupations, by average wage, is Broadcasting (except internet). Personal Care & Service Occupations are paid most in Fulton County (Central)Atlanta City (North) PUMA, GA but are relatively concentrated in Atlantic City & Ventnor City PUMA, NJ.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$21,100

AVERAGE SALARY

± $274

In 2017, Personal Care & Service Occupations earned an average of $21,100, $30,965 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations make somewhat more than Personal Care & Service Occupations while Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Personal Care & Service Occupations as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.447

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Personal Care & Service Occupations had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.447, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Personal Care & Service Occupations (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Personal Care & Service Occupations.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Personal Care & Service Occupations

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Personal Care & Service Occupations.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Personal Care & Service Occupations, by number of employees, are Beauty salons, Amusement & Recreation, and Child day care services.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Personal Care & Service Occupations, by average wage, are Broadcasting (except internet), Management of companies & enterprises, and Car Dealers.

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Industries by Share

4.82M

2017 Workforce

± 53,039

2.09%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 1.53%

The number of people employed as Personal Care & Service Occupations has been growing at a rate of 2.09%, from 4,725,827 people in 2016 to 4,824,661 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Personal Care & Service Occupations employed by various industries. Beauty salons employs the largest share of Personal Care & Service Occupations at  13.4%, followed by Amusement & Recreation with 12.3% and Child day care services with 10.8%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Personal Care & Service Occupations in the US. The average age of male Personal Care & Service Occupations in the workforce is 38.1 and of female Personal Care & Service Occupations is 39.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Personal Care & Service Occupations is White.

Gender Composition

1.17M

MALE WORKFORCE

± 26,428

3.66M

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 46,364

75.8% of Personal Care & Service Occupations are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Personal Care & Service Occupations.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Personal Care & Service Occupations

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Asian

64.7% of Personal Care & Service Occupations are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 15.9% of Personal Care & Service Occupations, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Personal Care & Service Occupations.

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Age by Gender

38.1

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.369

39.7

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 0.2

The median age of Personal Care & Service Occupations is 39.3, and Male employees are generally 1.59 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Personal Care & Service Occupations from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Personal Care & Service Occupations is Business but a relatively high number of Personal Care & Service Occupations hold a major in Personal & Culinary Services.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Personal Care & Service Occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Personal Care & Service Occupations need many skills, but most especially Social Perceptiveness, Active Listening, and Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Personal Care & Service Occupations need more than the average amount of Service Orientation, Social Perceptiveness, and Management of Material Resources.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Personal Care & Service Occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Personal Care & Service Occupations are expected to see a growth of 19.1% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

19.1%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Personal Care & Service Occupations. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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