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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. In Table 2 we compare the median salaries of 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 BLS in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. Salary of Personal Care and Service Occupations in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$38,440
75th Percentile Wage
$27,580
50th Percentile Wage
$21,260
25th Percentile Wage
$18,250
10th Percentile Wage
$16,840

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 $38,440. The median annual salary is $21,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,840.

Table 2. Compare Salaries of All Personal Care and Service Occupations

Table 2 shows the median annual wage of all personal care and service occupations in the United States. We note that the median annual salaries vary considerably among personal care and service professions and range from $18,560 to $49,420. The highest paid personal care and service occupations are gaming supervisors with a median annual salary of $49,420. The lowest paid personal care and service occupations in the United States are gaming dealers with a median annual salary of $18,560. For more salary information about a specific personal care and service profession, use the links in the table.

Occupation Group Median Annual Salary
Gaming Supervisors
$49,420
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors
$47,250
First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers
$45,780
Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
$44,310
Embalmers
$41,720
Costume Attendants
$41,670
Supervisors of Personal Care and Service Workers
$36,520
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
$35,250
Travel Guides
$35,100
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
$34,980
Slot Supervisors
$33,270
Funeral Service Workers
$29,730
Skincare Specialists
$29,050
Concierges
$28,170
Recreation and Fitness Workers
$25,800
Animal Trainers
$25,770
Barbers
$25,410
Tour and Travel Guides
$24,580
Residential Advisors
$24,340
Gaming Service Workers, All Other
$24,240
Tour Guides and Escorts
$23,930
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges
$23,800
Barbers, Hairdressers, Hairstylists and Cosmetologists
$23,200
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
$23,120
Funeral Attendants
$23,080
Recreation Workers
$22,620
Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners
$22,560
Personal Appearance Workers
$22,520
Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other
$22,440
Other Personal Care and Service Workers
$21,500
Other Personal Care and Service Workers
$21,090
Baggage Porters and Bellhops
$20,930
Motion Picture Projectionists
$20,830
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers
$20,830
Animal Care and Service Workers
$20,610
Personal Care Aides
$20,440
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers
$20,340
Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants
$19,940
Childcare Workers
$19,730
Manicurists and Pedicurists
$19,620
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers
$19,040
Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers
$18,960
Gaming Services Workers
$18,920
Amusement and Recreation Attendants
$18,880
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
$18,760
Shampooers
$18,760
Gaming Dealers
$18,560