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Amusement and Recreation Attendant Salary Information

The salary statistics of amusement and recreation attendants are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of amusement and recreation attendants within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The amusement and recreation attendants annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. Amusement and Recreation Attendant Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$28,190
75th Percentile Wage
$22,210
50th Percentile Wage
$18,880
25th Percentile Wage
$17,520
10th Percentile Wage
$16,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for amusement and recreation attendants. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) amusement and recreation attendants is $28,190. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $18,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,570. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 70% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Table 2. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $18,880 0.37%
2013 $18,810 0.53%
2012 $18,710 0.32%
2011 $18,650 1.08%
2010 $18,450 -

Table 2 shows the salary trend for amusement and recreation attendants from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 2.33%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 0.53%. We also note that the average annual wage had a very small growth of 0.32% in 2012 and a small growth of 1.08% in 2011.

Table 3. Average Salary of Amusement and Recreation Attendants vs. Related Jobs

Table 4. Amusement and Recreation Attendant Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of amusement and recreation attendants in 15 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for amusement and recreation attendants occupations is the transportation and warehousing sector with an annual salary $21,540. The lowest paying sector is the management of companies and enterprises sector (annual salary $17,880).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$21,540
Health Care and Social Assistance
$20,520
Federal, State, and Local Government
$19,420
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$19,350
Educational Services
$19,070
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$19,000
Accommodation and Food Services
$18,910
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$18,900
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$18,770
Information
$18,760
Construction
$18,500
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$18,330
Retail Trade
$18,250
Manufacturing
$18,240
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$17,880

Table 5. Median Annual Wage of Amusement and Recreation Attendants by States

From the above tables we note that not only amusement and recreation attendants salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of amusement and recreation attendants in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $17,500 to $28,530. The highest paying state for amusement and recreation attendants is Alaska with a median annual salary of $28,530. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $17,500. For more salary information of amusement and recreation attendants profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Alaska
$28,530
Hawaii
$24,730
Washington
$21,910
Virgin Islands
$21,060
Vermont
$20,950
District of Columbia
$20,650
Wyoming
$20,540
New York
$20,000
Mississippi
$19,860
Connecticut
$19,790
Massachusetts
$19,760
Oregon
$19,670
California
$19,520
Illinois
$19,360
Rhode Island
$19,220
Pennsylvania
$19,140
Delaware
$19,110
New Hampshire
$19,110
New Mexico
$18,990
New Jersey
$18,870
Colorado
$18,860
Montana
$18,820
Utah
$18,810
Florida
$18,770
Minnesota
$18,750
Nevada
$18,700
North Dakota
$18,690
West Virginia
$18,630
Ohio
$18,620
South Carolina
$18,530
Arizona
$18,520
South Dakota
$18,520
Louisiana
$18,500
Nebraska
$18,480
Tennessee
$18,410
Virginia
$18,330
Michigan
$18,320
Maine
$18,290
Texas
$18,250
Georgia
$18,240
Idaho
$18,220
Wisconsin
$18,190
Indiana
$18,160
Maryland
$18,150
Arkansas
$18,120
Missouri
$18,110
Oklahoma
$18,080
North Carolina
$18,070
Kansas
$18,060
Iowa
$17,970
Alabama
$17,910
Kentucky
$17,820
Guam
$17,540
Puerto Rico
$17,500