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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 Mount Airy, NC, 27030
National hospitality company in Surry County seeking unique full/part time flexible, high volume/high quality kitchen staff. Must possess excellent organizational, communications, & hands on performance skills. Full training provided for the best individuals, including complete uniforms. Great potential for quick growth & stability based on performance and commitment....
Saint Louis, 63122
Automotive Suntrup Ford Kirkwood seeks Service Greeter / Warranty Clerk. Exp in booking, closing & submitting warranty claims is a plus. Competitive pay, benefits, pd holidays & vac. Fax resume 314- 821-2545 or call Frank at 314-822-9300 (1924921)...
Saint Louis, 63101
AVERITT EXPRESS $2,000 Sign-on BONUS (Exp Drivers) DEDICATED DRIVERS • Start pay at 32 cpm + Hub Miles • Average 2,450 miles per week • Get Home EVERY Week! • CSA Friendly Equipment • BCBS insurance & More! • CDL-A w/4mo. T/T exp. or recent trucking school graduate CALL: 888-459-2115 AverittCareers.com Equal Opportunity Employer - Females, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disab...
Company Confidential Saint Louis, 63101
Edwardsville Packers 1st & 2nd Shift Available CFA Staffing is proud to announce the opening of our newest office in Granite City. We have 100's of openings for Packers Please stop by or call our office right next to Little Ceasars CFA Staffing 3717G Nameoki Granite City, Illinois 62040 1-618-709-4960 Open interviews conducted Monday - Friday from 9am-3pm We have openings in Edwardsville for Light...
Saint Louis, 63133
manufacturing Punch Press Operator - MIG Welder Metal fabricating company looking for Punch Press Operator & MIG Welder- e-mail ***** (1924268)...
Company Confidential Saint Louis, 63122
Part Time Veterinary Assistant. Monday - Friday, every other Saturday. Opportunity for enthusiastic learner. Located in Kirkwood. Email: ***** (1925328)...
Company Confidential Cottleville, 63366
SALES REP Opening for Sales Rep In O'Fallon Office - local staffing company seeking an account manager that is goal driven. Competitive Salary + Commissions. Email resume' to ***** (1925132)...
Wright City, 63390
Warrenton Manor is looking for caring & compassionate peoplefor the following full-time and part-time positions: RN's, LPN's & CNA's and Dietary Aides We offer competitive wages and benefits. Full-time LPN's will receive $1,000 sign-onbonus. Full-time RN's will receive a sign-on bonus of $2,000. Apply in person or send resume to: Warrenton Manor, #65 Hwy. AA Wright City, MO 63390 Ph. 636-456-8700...
Education Reporter Times-Union Media is looking for an Education, Children and Families Reporter to join our Newsroom Staff. This position covers breaking news, trends, issues and analysis stories about schools, child welfare agencies, churches and initiatives in Northeast Florida focused on helping children and families. This reporter will be involved with our multi-year Hope Project, which exami...
Bus Aides, School Bus Storer Transportation is currentlyseeking Bus Aides for Special Needs Children. $9.74 - $10.90 + Benefits. 20-30 hrs./wk. Training avail. for qualified applicants. Accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Apply in person with two letters of recommendation at: 1909 S. Argonaut St. Stockton, 95206 209-644-5100 This listing brought to you by ValleyJobFinder.com....
Huntington, 25701
Dental Assistant A full-time Dental Assistant position is available with Valley Health. Successful candidate must be a high school graduate or equivalent with good organizational and communication skills. Certification or experience preferred. Apply online at www. valleyhealth.org. EOE. , Listing from The Herald-Dispatch, www.herald-dispatch.com...
WORK WITH PURPOSE. Are you called to serve others? To build relationships? To make a difference? Recognized as a "Best Employer in Indiana"! Now Hiring! Dietary Aids -1st & 2nd Shift Cooks - 1st & 2nd Shift Covered Bridge Health Campus 1675 W. Tipton St. Seymour, IN 47274 Ph: (812) 523-6405 On-Site Interviews! Covered Bridge Health Campus EOE Apply online at: workwithpurposetoday.com click the ima...
NOW HIRING FOR MULTIPLE POSITIONS! Elwood is now looking for candidates to fill 100 immediate openings at 20 of the county’s Top Employers. Average pay rate starts at $10.50/hr. These Manufacturing and Production jobs are temp-hire. Visit our Job Fair on Tuesday, August 5th: Elwood – Seymour Branch We will have extended hours for the job fair, from 8a-6p. On the spot interviews for qualified appli...
Palmhurst, 78573
Now Hiring_09a.eps Medical Riverside EMS Full-time EMT positions. Starting Pay EMT- B, $11.50 EMT- I, $12.00 For an application & interview call (956)583-6116...
We are now accepting applications for a full-time MECHANIC position at Illinois Valley Waste Services, Princeton, IL. The minimum requirements are: *Experience in heavy truck and diesel engine repair *Own tools including a complete set of master mechanic hand tools and impacts *Demonstrated a positive attitude, strong work ethic and being a team player *Valid driver's license and clean driving rec...
BACK IN Action of Jonesboro is looking for a highly energetic individual. Full-time position, flexible hours. Preferred you have seven legs, four arms, and the ability to do ten things at once. Please email or fax resume to: backinaction2010 @live.com or 870-802-1057...
Admin/Clerical The Washington County Board of County Commissioners is currently accepting applications for Custodian The primary function of the Custodian is to ensure County facilities are cleaned and maintained. The Custodian position also orders, stocks, and maintains the cleaning and maintenance supplies needed for assigned County facilities. Minimum Training and Experience: Graduation from st...
Lynn Haven, 32444
newtoday.jpg Bldg Const/Skill Trade Roofers and Roofing Crews Needed in Panama City Call 850-271-4199 Web ID#: 34296840...
Niceville, 32578
Business MBBA Executive Director Position The Mid-Bay Bridge Authority is seeking applicants for the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director acts as the chief administrative representative of the Authority and is responsible for the overall administration, financial management, and day-to-day activities of the Authority. The Executive Director reports to the Board of the Authority a...
Panama City, 32401
Food Serv. Dietary Cook We have a full time position open for an experienced cook. Morning and afternoon cook. We are a five star facility and have a great team.Great Benefits with BCBS insurance, Dental Insurance, 401K, Paid Vacation, sick. Free Uniforms. Apply in person at 924 W. 13Th. St. Panama City, Fl. 32401 Web ID#: 34296849...

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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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