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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.
You can expect a lot from working at Target. An inclusive, enthusiastic team. A company focused on community. A brand that puts guests first. And the fun and flexibility of a job that works for you. About This Opportunity Efficiently and safely handles all cartons to ensure productive and accurate processing of merchandise to the store network. Receives and unloads cartons and/or pallets from inbo...
The incumbent in this position is accountable for the development and implementation of store operational policies, and processes relative to automotive service. The Service Supervisor supports, organizes, directs, coaches and develops the Mechanical Customer Service Advisors (Mechanical CSA) and Service Technicians to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction and revenue growth. Accountability...
Sears, Roebuck and Co., a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a leading broadline retailer providing merchandise and related services. Sears, Roebuck offers its wide range of home merchandise, apparel and automotive products and services through more than 2,700 Sears-branded and affiliated stores in the United States and Canada, which includes over 890 f...
Remedy Intelligent Staffing is currently hiring forklift drivers for our client in Fond du Lac. The position will be first shift paying $10.50/hr. The job will include: -Unloading/Loading products from trucks -Use shipping lists to accurately place product in warehouse -Work in warm and cold environments -Abide by all work rules to ensure safety -Assist with projects on down time (labeling, stacki...
Knowledge Consulting Group (KCG) is one of the largest privately held cybersecurity services firms in the United States; serving as a Federal Government Contractor and supporting Commercial customers. We operate as a trusted cyber advisor to our customers across the country. We take great pride in maintaining a single focus on being the leader in cybersecurity services, providing risk management,...
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Company: Siemens Water Technologies LLC Division: WT - Corporate Functions Location: PA - Warrendale Req ID: 129958 Position Title: Administrative Assistant Experience Level: Entry Level Education Required: High School Diploma Travel Required: No Company Description: Siemens Water Technologies LLC is the leading integrated water treatment solutions provider for comprehensive water and wastewater t...
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