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Salary of Personal Care and Service Occupations

The average annual salary of personal care and service occupations is shown in Table 1. Table 2 compares the median salaries across all personal care and service occupations in the United States. The personal care and service occupations salary statistics are from the national compensation survey published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Salary of Personal Care and Service Occupations in the United States (2017 Survey)

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,100
25th Percentile Wage
$20,270
50th Percentile Wage
$23,610
75th Percentile Wage
$29,680
90th Percentile Wage
$41,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for personal care and service occupations. The salary is shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) personal care and service occupations is $41,150. The median annual salary is $23,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,100.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of personal care and service occupations from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$23,610
3.81% 11.73%
2016
$22,710
3.79% -
2015
$21,850
2.70% -
2014
$21,260
1.18% -
2013
$21,010
0.81% -
2012
$20,840
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Table 2. Compare Salaries of All Personal Care and Service Occupations (2017 Survey)

Table 2 shows the median annual wage for each Personal Care and Service Occupations in the United States. Note that the median annual salaries vary considerably among personal care and service professions, ranging from $19,820 to $59,300. The highest-paid personal care and service occupations are makeup artists, theatrical and performance with a median annual salary of $59,300. The lowest-paid personal care and service occupations in the United States are gaming dealers with a median annual salary of $19,820. For more salary information about a specific personal care and service profession, use the links in the table.

Occupation Group Median Annual Salary
Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
$59,300
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors
$51,850
Gaming Supervisors
$50,520
First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers
$48,850
Embalmers
$42,780
Costume Attendants
$42,620
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
$39,210
Supervisors of Personal Care and Service Workers
$38,500
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
$37,450
Slot Supervisors
$36,080
Funeral Service Workers
$32,300
Travel Guides
$32,100
Concierges
$30,150
Skincare Specialists
$30,080
Animal Trainers
$28,880
Recreation and Fitness Workers
$28,550
Gaming Service Workers, All Other
$27,040
Residential Advisors
$26,830
Other Personal Care and Service Workers
$25,900
Tour and Travel Guides
$25,770
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges
$25,700
Barbers
$25,650
Funeral Attendants
$25,050
Tour Guides and Escorts
$24,920
Barbers, Hairdressers, Hairstylists and Cosmetologists
$24,900
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
$24,850
Recreation Workers
$24,540
Personal Appearance Workers
$24,410
Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other
$24,200
Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners
$24,030
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers
$23,790
Other Personal Care and Service Workers
$23,480
Manicurists and Pedicurists
$23,230
Baggage Porters and Bellhops
$23,230
Animal Care and Service Workers
$23,160
Personal Care Aides
$23,100
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers
$22,950
Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants
$22,830
Childcare Workers
$22,290
Motion Picture Projectionists
$22,050
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers
$21,370
Amusement and Recreation Attendants
$21,060
Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers
$20,990
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
$20,820
Shampooers
$20,320
Gaming Services Workers
$20,230
Gaming Dealers
$19,820