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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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Company Confidential West Hills, CA, 91307
We are currently screening candidates for a full-time entry-level Office Clerk position based at our West San Fernando Valley location. This person needs to be someone who is looking to get their feet in the door with a good company and to develop professionally. There is room for growth. The ideal person for this position must be able to adapt to the company’s evolving needs quickly and efficient...
Florissant, 63031
Driver for detach trailer. We move all types of cargo. Every day is different. Class A CDL required. Have to pass drug test & physical. Benefits package. Apply in person at 5 Industrial Ln, Florissant, MO 63031. Mon-Fri 9-5. Or send e mail to *****. 314-831-8800 (1921702)...
Saint Louis, 63101
Engineering Technician - Maintenance •Responsible for the repair, maintenance and improvement of manufacturing / analytical tools, utilities and support systems •Graduate of accredited Tech School •Competencies in repair of mechanical systems ie. drives, pumps, vacuum, fluid,piping, and gas systems. ***** www.gtat.com (1921715)...
Saint Louis, 63101
Engineering Technician - Silicon Crystal Growth This individual will be responsible for monitoring and maintaining silicon crystallization furnaces.•Assists Engineers on the production of silicon ingots•Prepares source material: weighs, mixes and loads in crucibles•Monitors all furnaces that are in operation ***** www.gtat.com (1921728)...
Macy's Credit and Customer Services is hiring Macy's Home Direct Representatives Want to find out more? Scan the QR code with your smartphone or visit macysJOBS.com. Select Call Center and Missouri in the red bar and click search. Then select the job you are interested in reading more about and fill out the application. If you're unable to fill out the online application, call (314) 738-5258 for m...
Hazelwood, 63042
Mechanic Looking for an experienced heavy equipment technician/.mechanic needed to perform field and shop maintenance work for or modern and extensive fleet of construction equipment. Responsibilities include: “Performing preventative maintenance on diesel engines. “Conduct fuel, electrical and hydraulic diagnostics. “Accurately complete written record of work performed. “Maintain a clean work and...
Housekeeper(s)- needed weekday mornings in Morada area for mature couple and their pets. Must be non-smoker & drug free. Applications may be picked up at my office or send resume to: 1148 W. Hammer Ln., Stockton CA NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED This listing brought to you by ValleyJobFinder.com....
Hidalgo, 78557
85220867.eps Drivers NOW HIRING Solos .37 Teams .42 Dispatcher Email: Everardo Gonzalez egonzalez@ uptrucking.com...
Company Confidential Edinburg, 78539
Part Time Choir Director Traditional Church needs experienced Choir Director. Ability to play piano and organ is preferred. Send resume or inquiries at: fpcchurch @sbcglobal.net or call 956-239-2950...
Four Seasons RETIREMENT CENTER Now has a Full Time Server position open in our dining service area. Apply in person at: 1901 Taylor Road, Columbus, IN click the image to view the ad...
Tupelo, 38802
Customer Service Enjoy meeting people and having fun? If so, Dodge’s wants you! Part Time Host/Hostess $8.55 per hour. Must pass a drug screen. Apply online at: Dodgessouthernstyle.com/careers WEB ID 34295996...
Panama City, 32402
newtoday.jpg Install/Maint/Repair NOW HIRING © Installer © Duct Mechanic © Helper Great benefits. DFWP. EOE. Tarpon Dock A/C 850-785-9568 Web ID#: 34296021...
Fort Walton Beach, 32547
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Company Confidential Panama City, 32408
Medical/Health Caregiver needed for companion- ship for elderly woman. Must have valid DL, ve- hicle/insurance & pass bkgrnd check. Niceville area. 850-630-8823 WEB ID 34296034...
Company Confidential Anchorage, 99508
Director of Mental Health (Anchorage, AK) HOPE Community Resources JOB STATUS: Full-Time, Exempt SALARY RANGE: $62,400 to $68,640 Hope Community Resources, Inc. [Hope] is a private, non-profit agency that provides services to people who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities. Through in-home supports and community activities, people supported by Hope have the opportunity to live a...
Company Confidential Juneau, 99801
President/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Goldbelt, Incorporated, a thriving, dynamic Alaska Native Corporation (ANC) seeks a President/CEO to set, guide, and drive company strategies; lead business operations, shareholder communications, community involvement, and legal and financial matters; and proactively seek and recommend areas for new business development, investments, and operation and finan...
Company Confidential Homer, 99603
Executive Assistant to the General Manager Homer Electric Association, Inc. is seeking a highly qualified individual to fill the position of Executive Assistant to the General Manager in the Kenai office. This position works directly with the General Manager, Board of Directors and other Executive level staff acting as a liaison between the parties and providing administrative support. These dutie...
Company Confidential Anchorage, AK, 99501
DEPUTY CLERK II ALASKA COURT SYSTEM KENAI, ALASKA $2,896.00 MONTHLY The Kenai Trial Court is accepting applications for a Deputy Clerk to assist customers at the front counter, perform all duties associated with traffic citations, and provide relief as an in-court clerk. Complete recruitment information is available on Workplace Alaska at http://doa.alaska.gov/dop/workplace. Applicants must submit...
Company Confidential Soldotna, AK, 99669
Peninsula Community Health Services of Alaska By bringing together medical, dental, and behavioral health services, PCHS offers high- quality, coordinated care for the entire family. PCHS has Full-time hire position for € Executive Assistant € Billing Clerk-Dental € Care Coordinator € RN € Charge Nurse € Health information Manager PCHS has Part-time hire position for € Individual Service Provider...
Company Confidential Soldotna, AK, 99669
Mental Health Clinician Frontier Community Services is a Soldotna based non-profit agency providing in-home services to people experiencing a disabling condition. Duties of the position include providing clinical services and oversight, program development and implementation and use of AKAIMS electronic medical records. Masters Degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field required. Licensed...
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Rate of Growth
35.20 %
Size of Industry in 2006:
2,909,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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