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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,190
25th Percentile Wage
$18,410
50th Percentile Wage
$20,160
75th Percentile Wage
$23,660
90th Percentile Wage
$29,660

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 $29,660. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $20,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,190. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 72% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of amusement and recreation attendants from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201620,1604.37%7.19%
201519,2802.07%-
201418,8800.37%-
201318,8100.53%-
201218,710--

Table 2. 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 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 transportation and warehousing sector with an annual salary $22,690. The lowest paying sector is the manufacturing sector (annual salary $18,880).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$22,690
Health Care and Social Assistance
$22,000
Construction
$21,640
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$20,910
Educational Services
$20,810
Accommodation and Food Services
$20,810
Federal, State, and Local Government
$20,280
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$20,270
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$20,050
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$19,830
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$19,820
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$19,490
Retail Trade
$19,290
Information
$19,230
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 $18,050 to $29,930. The highest paying state for amusement and recreation attendants is Alaska with a median annual salary of $29,930. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,050. 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
$29,930
Hawaii
$26,530
District of Columbia
$24,130
Washington
$23,740
Rhode Island
$23,560
Virgin Islands
$23,540
Vermont
$22,810
Massachusetts
$22,650
Oregon
$22,650
California
$22,300
New Mexico
$21,300
Wyoming
$21,010
New York
$20,920
North Dakota
$20,680
Arizona
$20,670
Connecticut
$20,370
Minnesota
$20,100
Florida
$20,050
Delaware
$19,920
Nevada
$19,880
Illinois
$19,790
Colorado
$19,710
Montana
$19,670
Michigan
$19,670
South Dakota
$19,670
Nebraska
$19,530
New Hampshire
$19,450
New Jersey
$19,370
West Virginia
$19,200
Utah
$19,180
Mississippi
$19,080
Louisiana
$19,060
Ohio
$19,020
Pennsylvania
$19,000
Missouri
$18,990
Maryland
$18,980
Wisconsin
$18,970
Idaho
$18,780
Guam
$18,780
Tennessee
$18,760
Texas
$18,740
Maine
$18,700
Arkansas
$18,610
Georgia
$18,530
North Carolina
$18,530
Oklahoma
$18,490
Kansas
$18,450
Virginia
$18,430
South Carolina
$18,420
Iowa
$18,320
Indiana
$18,310
Alabama
$18,220
Kentucky
$18,210
Puerto Rico
$18,050


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