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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,350
25th Percentile Wage
$18,820
50th Percentile Wage
$21,060
75th Percentile Wage
$24,460
90th Percentile Wage
$30,500

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 $30,500. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $21,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,350. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 75% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of amusement and recreation attendants from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$21,060
4.27% 11.16%
2016
$20,160
4.37% -
2015
$19,280
2.07% -
2014
$18,880
0.37% -
2013
$18,810
0.53% -
2012
$18,710
- -

Table 2. Amusement and Recreation Attendant Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of amusement and recreation attendants in 16 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for amusement and recreation attendants occupations is the management of companies and enterprises sector with an annual salary $25,910. The lowest paying sector is the manufacturing sector (annual salary $18,880).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$25,910
Health Care and Social Assistance
$23,060
Wholesale Trade
$21,990
Transportation and Warehousing
$21,690
Accommodation and Food Services
$21,660
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$21,500
Educational Services
$21,500
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$21,500
Construction
$21,450
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$21,020
Retail Trade
$20,950
Federal, State, and Local Government
$20,810
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$19,830
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$19,680
Information
$19,050
Manufacturing
$18,880

Table 3. 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 $18,160 to $25,520. The highest paying state for amusement and recreation attendants is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $25,520. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,160. 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
District of Columbia
$25,520
Hawaii
$25,450
Washington
$25,060
Massachusetts
$24,660
Alaska
$24,170
Vermont
$24,050
Virgin Islands
$23,850
California
$23,750
Rhode Island
$23,450
Oregon
$23,360
Connecticut
$22,960
Arizona
$22,820
North Dakota
$22,590
New York
$22,560
Minnesota
$21,790
Illinois
$21,460
Louisiana
$20,910
New Mexico
$20,650
Colorado
$20,580
Florida
$20,530
Montana
$20,370
Michigan
$20,360
New Hampshire
$20,250
South Dakota
$20,100
Maine
$20,050
Nebraska
$19,910
Wyoming
$19,870
New Jersey
$19,730
Nevada
$19,590
Delaware
$19,530
Maryland
$19,520
Wisconsin
$19,500
Ohio
$19,350
West Virginia
$19,230
Missouri
$19,200
Texas
$19,190
Iowa
$19,100
Oklahoma
$19,070
Georgia
$19,060
Virginia
$19,010
Guam
$19,000
Mississippi
$18,970
Tennessee
$18,940
Idaho
$18,900
Utah
$18,880
Arkansas
$18,860
North Carolina
$18,860
Pennsylvania
$18,780
Alabama
$18,620
South Carolina
$18,610
Kansas
$18,450
Kentucky
$18,440
Indiana
$18,360
Puerto Rico
$18,160



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