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Personal Services Industry Overview


With Americans looking for help with everything from polishing their nails to caring for their elderly parents at home, the personal services industry is a force to be reckoned with. Due to the nature of the offerings, personal services are typically provided by very small shops. But more and more jobs in personal services are now at chains such as Supercuts, with more than 2,000 salons, or Petco, with many of its 1,000-plus stores offering animal-grooming services.

Personal Services Job Market


In the personal-care sector, childcare workers held nearly 1.3 million jobs in 2010, and their number is projected to increase by 262,000 by 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). There were nearly 1.9 million personal-care and home-health aides, and their ranks are expected to balloon by 70 percent -- more than 1.3 million -- over the forecast decade, making this one of the fastest-growing occupations. More than 712,000 people worked as hairdressers or barbers and nearly 82,000 others held jobs as manicurists and pedicurists.

Personal services jobs have a complex relationship with trends in the macroeconomy. Few Americans consider a haircut to be discretionary spending, but they will visit a less-expensive salon or go a little longer between appointments if their financial circumstances deteriorate. Work opportunities in personal services that are marketed as a luxury will suffer more in a recession and reach new heights in a boom. The most skilled providers of personal services are the most likely to keep working through thick and thin, if their employers price to the market.

Common personal services job opportunities include babysitter, personal-care aide, manicurist, hairstylist and pet groomer.

Personal Services Salaries


Childcare workers earned median wages of $19,340 in May 2011, according to the BLS. The median salary of personal-care aides was similar, at $19,730. The median manicurist and pedicurist salary was $19,440. The median hairstylist salary was $22,570, with the top 10 percent earning $41,490.
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Part of the Telecare family, Pathway to Recovery (PTR) includes In Reach. This program provides ACT and short-term case management services. POSITION SUMMARY The PSC I / provides both direct and indirect support services to members both on a group and individual basis. PSCI provides these services using Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Recovery principles. Will develop and work directly with clien...
Rowe Price Owings Mills, MD
Description PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION The Personal Services Specialist is primarily responsible for building, maintaining and enhancing client relationships by providing consultative service excellence through comprehensive, personalized service and guidance to high net worth clients with assets greater than %241 million. This includes proactively offering investment guidance to clients, w...
Description THE PRIMARY PURPOSEOF THE POSITION The Personal Services Specialist is primarily responsible for building, maintaining and enhancing client relationships by providing consultative service excellence through comprehensive, personalized service and guidance to high net worth clients with assets greater than %241 million. This includes proactively offering investment guidance to clients...
Telecare and Orange Adult Mental Health Services (TAO AMHS) is a community-based service for individuals with serious mental illness. It is similar in structure to an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program, one of the most well researched, proven models for supporting people to live successfully in the community while regaining hope, dreams and valued life roles. POSITION OBJECTIVE Personal...
Telecare and Orange Adult Mental Health Services (TAO AMHS) is a community-based service for individuals with serious mental illness. It is similar in structure to an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program, one of the most well researched, proven models for supporting people to live successfully in the community while regaining hope, dreams and valued life roles. POSITION OBJECTIVE The Pers...
CARES Crisis Residential North is a voluntary, short stay environment that offers people a place to regain a sense of stability after a mental health crisis. POSITION OBJECTIVE The PSC 1, as Peer Counselor, provides both direct and indirect support services to members both on a group and individual basis. The PSC1, as Peer Counselor, provides these services using Psychiatric Rehabilitation and R...
Part of the Telecare family, CARES Crisis Residential North is a voluntary, short stay environment that offers people a place to regain a sense of stability after a mental health crisis. POSITION OBJECTIVE The Personal Service Coordinator II has the responsibility to carry out rehabilitation and support functions and assist in treatment; provides both direct and indirect support services to team...
POSITION OBJECTIVE The Personal Service Coordinator II Provides or ensures the provision of services needed and wanted by members served in the most appropriate environment of members' choice on a regular and emergency basis. QUALIFICATIONS One (1) year of experience in a psychiatric setting is required. B.S./B.A. or M.S./M.A. in Social Work, Nursing or experience with Substance Abuse or Vocati...
The AI Expansion will be a Full Service Partnership (FSP), that will be implemented in accordance with Laura's Law. The program will support up to 125 members. The Telecare program staff will work in collaboration with Orange County Health Care Agency Staff and the court system to engage and provide treatment to individuals who meet the Laura's Law criteria. Services will include case management, ...
Part of the Telecare family, Casa C, 'House of Transition' (Transitional Aged Youth Residential / 15 beds). POSITION OBJECTIVE The Residential PSC I is responsible for the day to day operation of the Adult residential facility. Included in their duties are organization and preparation of meals/snacks, light housekeeping, hands on client assistance with personal grooming tasks (when necessary), t...
Telecare's Outpatient Programs in Modesto are funded by Stanislaus County Department of Mental Health and the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA). The variety of options supports individuals in all levels of their recovery while offering choice and flexibility to members and their families. The Personal Service Coordinator II provides direct client community support and case management services to ...
Lifespace Communities Bloomington, MN, 55431
ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW: Lifespace Communities, Inc headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, is the sixth largest independent living provider and seventh largest senior living provider of non-profit retirement communities in the United States. Originally formed as Life Care Retirement Communities, Inc., in 1976, the organization owns and manages a network of 12 Life Care communities in Florida, Illinoi...
Part of the Telecare family, Casa B, 'Brighter Tomorrow' is an Adult Residential facility with 15 beds. POSITION SUMMARY The Residential Personal Service Coordinator II is responsible for overseeing the planning and provision of groups, activities and learning/work experiences for those residing in the casa. Linkage to community based programs, whenever possible, is also expected. The Residentia...
The Crisis Walk In Center - Morongo Basin will provide Crisis Stabilization services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (24/7) in an unlocked setting with a maximum capacity of 4 consumers to San Bernardino County residents who voluntarily agree to treatment for up to 23 hours. Provided in an inviting, respectful and supportive environment, short-term crisis stabilization services offer the opportunity...
Part of the Telecare family, Casa B, 'Brighter Tomorrow' is an Adult Residential facility with 15 beds. POSITION OBJECTIVE The PSC I is responsible for the day to day operation of the Adult residential facility. Included in their duties are organization and preparation of meals/snacks, light housekeeping, hands on client assistance with personal grooming tasks (when necessary), therapeutic inter...
Sunrise Senior Living, LLC West Chester, PA, 19388
As a designated care provider at Sunrise, you will be at the center of what we do best, caring for the residents of our communities. • You will build meaningful relationships with a specified number of seniors and their families as you provide assistance with activities of daily living, attend to individual care needs and get to know their unique preferences and personalities. • You will notify ...
Sunrise Senior Living, LLC San Francisco, CA, 94118
As a designated care provider at Sunrise, you will be at the center of what we do best, caring for the residents of our communities. • You will build meaningful relationships with a specified number of seniors and their families as you provide assistance with activities of daily living, attend to individual care needs and get to know their unique preferences and personalities. • You will notify ...
As part of the Telecare community, the San Bernardino MAPS program located in the city of San Bernardino provides intensive community treatment to adults with a severe mental illness. Services are delivered primarily in the community -- where members live -- by a multidisciplinary team with a low staff-to-member ratio. We are currently expanding our programs to work specifically with persons with...
Part of the Telecare family, Whatever It Takes out-patient program serves 100 SMI adults aged 18 to 60 who have co-occurring substance abuse disorders, who are at risk of institutionalization or hospitalization, homeless or at risk of homelessness. POSITION SUMMARY The Personal Service Coordinator I (PSC I) performs a variety of duties such as assisting members with the process of transitioning ...
Part of the Telecare family, Casa D, 'Starship' is an adult/residential facility with 15 beds. POSITION OBJECTIVE The Residential Personal Service Coordinator II is responsible for overseeing the planning and provision of groups, activities and learning/work experiences for those residing in the casa. Linkage to community based programs, whenever possible, is also expected. The Residential PSC I...

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Size of Industry in 2006:
2,909,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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