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Other Personal Care and Service Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of other personal care and service workers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of other personal care and service workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The other personal care and service workers 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. Other Personal Care and Service Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$35,770
75th Percentile Wage
$27,090
50th Percentile Wage
$21,500
25th Percentile Wage
$18,930
10th Percentile Wage
$17,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other personal care and service workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other personal care and service workers is $35,770. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $21,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,320. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 106% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Table 2. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $21,500 2.97%
2013 $20,880 1.36%
2012 $20,600 0.64%
2011 $20,470 0.54%
2010 $20,360 -

Table 2 shows the salary trend for other personal care and service workers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 5.60%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.36%. We also note that the average annual wage had a small growth of 0.64% in 2012 and a very small growth of 0.54% in 2011.

Table 3. Average Salary of Other Personal Care and Service Workers vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Childcare Workers
$19,730
Personal Care Aides
$20,440
Recreation and Fitness Workers
$25,800
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
$34,980
Recreation Workers
$22,620
Residential Advisors
$24,340
Other Personal Care and Service Workers
$21,500

Table 4. Other Personal Care and Service Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other personal care and service workers in 14 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 other personal care and service workers occupations is the finance and insurance sector with an annual salary $83,340. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $18,630).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Finance and Insurance
$83,340
Accommodation and Food Services
$24,320
Educational Services
$23,760
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$23,330
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$22,550
Federal, State, and Local Government
$22,100
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$21,290
Health Care and Social Assistance
$21,000
Transportation and Warehousing
$20,830
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$20,320
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$19,840
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$19,730
Manufacturing
$19,450
Retail Trade
$18,630

Table 5. Median Annual Wage of Other Personal Care and Service Workers by States

From the above tables we note that not only other personal care and service workers 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 other personal care and service workers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $17,820 to $32,090. The highest paying state for other personal care and service workers is Nevada with a median annual salary of $32,090. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $17,820. For more salary information of other personal care and service workers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Nevada
$32,090
District of Columbia
$29,310
Hawaii
$28,570
Utah
$28,480
Maryland
$28,460
Vermont
$27,510
California
$24,540
New York
$24,160
Missouri
$24,010
North Dakota
$23,500
South Carolina
$23,130
Pennsylvania
$22,990
Wisconsin
$22,610
Alaska
$22,290
Oklahoma
$22,230
New Jersey
$22,220
Minnesota
$21,880
Oregon
$21,800
Alabama
$21,490
Illinois
$21,410
Ohio
$21,400
Virginia
$21,130
Georgia
$21,000
Washington
$20,960
Connecticut
$20,940
Michigan
$20,820
Kansas
$20,480
Kentucky
$20,310
Tennessee
$20,220
Florida
$19,910
Colorado
$19,530
Montana
$19,420
Arizona
$19,410
New Hampshire
$19,370
Mississippi
$19,170
Texas
$19,070
Iowa
$19,010
New Mexico
$19,010
Indiana
$18,930
Delaware
$18,760
North Carolina
$18,750
Arkansas
$18,460
Louisiana
$18,380
West Virginia
$18,120
Nebraska
$18,040
Puerto Rico
$17,820