Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2010

39-3091 Amusement and Recreation Attendants

Perform a variety of attending duties at amusement or recreation facility. May schedule use of recreation facilities, maintain and provide equipment to participants of sporting events or recreational pursuits, or operate amusement concessions and rides.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
254,630 1.3 % $9.50 $19,750 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $7.59 $8.08 $8.87 $10.06 $12.45
Annual Wage (2) $15,780 $16,800 $18,450 $20,930 $25,900


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 121,650 11.40 $9.22 $19,180
Local Government (OES Designation) 48,130 0.86 $10.34 $21,500
Amusement Parks and Arcades 36,260 22.62 $8.89 $18,490
Traveler Accommodation 9,710 0.58 $9.89 $20,570
Civic and Social Organizations 6,210 1.60 $9.45 $19,660

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Amusement Parks and Arcades 36,260 22.62 $8.89 $18,490
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 121,650 11.40 $9.22 $19,180
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other 70 3.71 $10.22 $21,270
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water 390 2.95 $11.25 $23,390
Spectator Sports 3,020 2.30 $10.01 $20,820

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) (8) (8) $12.92 $26,870
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 210 (7) $12.56 $26,120
Religious Organizations 100 0.05 $12.04 $25,040
Performing Arts Companies 1,130 1.00 $11.57 $24,060
State Government (OES Designation) 690 0.03 $11.32 $23,540


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 37,710 2.69 1.34 $9.96 $20,710
Florida 26,920 3.79 1.89 $9.43 $19,610
Texas 16,530 1.64 0.82 $9.24 $19,220
North Carolina 11,550 3.06 1.53 $8.90 $18,520
Pennsylvania 11,070 2.02 1.01 $9.30 $19,350




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Florida 26,920 3.79 1.89 $9.43 $19,610
South Dakota 1,240 3.19 1.59 $8.72 $18,140
Utah 3,610 3.14 1.57 $9.28 $19,310
Nevada 3,440 3.09 1.54 $9.79 $20,350
North Carolina 11,550 3.06 1.53 $8.90 $18,520




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii 1,420 2.49 1.24 $12.03 $25,030
District of Columbia 240 0.37 0.18 $11.43 $23,780
Connecticut 1,700 1.06 0.53 $10.75 $22,370
Washington 6,750 2.51 1.25 $10.33 $21,490
Massachusetts 5,210 1.67 0.83 $10.31 $21,440

Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Orlando-Kissimmee, FL 9,400 9.79 4.89 $9.23 $19,190
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 7,920 2.08 1.04 $9.99 $20,790
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL Metropolitan Division 7,030 1.98 0.99 $10.00 $20,800
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 6,060 4.41 2.20 $9.70 $20,170
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4,840 2.20 1.10 $9.15 $19,040
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 4,240 0.85 0.43 $10.45 $21,740
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 4,010 1.61 0.80 $9.09 $18,910
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 3,740 3.02 1.51 $10.05 $20,900
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,720 2.22 1.11 $9.33 $19,410
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 3,700 1.62 0.81 $9.47 $19,700




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Altoona, PA 620 10.85 5.42 $8.44 $17,560
Ocean City, NJ 410 10.77 5.38 $8.90 $18,500
Orlando-Kissimmee, FL 9,400 9.79 4.89 $9.23 $19,190
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC 1,020 9.53 4.76 $8.60 $17,880
Salisbury, MD 480 9.23 4.61 $9.45 $19,660
Monroe, MI 300 8.11 4.05 $8.60 $17,890
Rocky Mount, NC 450 8.01 4.00 $8.61 $17,900
Naples-Marco Island, FL 840 7.71 3.85 $9.92 $20,630
Napa, CA 440 7.18 3.58 $10.68 $22,210
Glens Falls, NY 350 6.75 3.37 $9.82 $20,430




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Palm Coast, FL (8) (8) (8) $15.67 $32,600
Peabody, MA NECTA Division 240 2.41 1.20 $13.13 $27,310
Danbury, CT 100 1.48 0.74 $13.04 $27,120
Bellingham, WA 340 4.70 2.34 $11.99 $24,940
Syracuse, NY 230 0.76 0.38 $11.71 $24,360
Springfield, IL 80 0.78 0.39 $11.63 $24,200
Norwich-New London, CT-RI 180 1.38 0.69 $11.62 $24,160
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 2,050 2.16 1.08 $11.58 $24,080
New Haven, CT 300 1.14 0.57 $11.41 $23,720
Boulder, CO 190 1.22 0.61 $11.20 $23,300

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 850 2.95 1.47 $8.81 $18,330
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area 820 6.07 3.03 $9.16 $19,050
Kansas nonmetropolitan area 760 2.00 1.00 $8.70 $18,090
Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area 680 4.52 2.26 $13.53 $28,150
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 620 3.33 1.66 $9.40 $19,560

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area