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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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As the world's leading insurance broker and risk advisor, Marsh is devoted to finding the opportunity in risk. Companies look to us to help them navigate the daunting global risk landscape, seeing risks others don't and unlocking opportunities others can't. With 25,000 employees and annual revenues approaching $5 billion Marsh serves more clients in more industries worldwide than any firm in our i...
Assistant General Manager: COMFORT INN & SUITES, CLINTON, MS Comfort Inn & Suites is currently searching for an Assistant General Manager in the Clinton/Jackson, Mississippi market. We are looking for a service-driven leader ready for the challenge to complement our team in the Clinton, MS area. This HIGH VOLUME 63 room property is currently ranked #3 out of 8 hotels listed in TripAdvisor: http://...
Job ID: 10058 Position Description: We are currently seeking a Hazardous Waste Driver Technician to work on-site at various retail stores and perform two functions, applying all applicable federal and state laws and DOT, EPA and DEA regulations: 1) Characterize segregate, package and document various types of retail hazardous waste and 2) Characterize, segregate, package, and document various type...
We have Full-Time Sales Positions Available. No Cold Calling and No experience is Required. What we do is much easier than selling Annuities, Real Estate, Long-Term Care, Security Systems, Cars, or Vacuum Cleaners. Call 888-202-1913 to learn more about this opportunity....
Sears Home Improvement Products and Services, a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is one of America's largest home improvement companies for siding and windows installation with operations in 45 states. Our products include siding, custom manufactured and installed windows, custom home entry doors, kitchen remodeling, custom cabinet refacing and Heating V...
Sears Home Improvement Products and Services, a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is one of America's largest home improvement companies for siding and windows installation with operations in 45 states. Our products include siding, custom manufactured and installed windows, custom home entry doors, kitchen remodeling, custom cabinet refacing and Heating V...
Comcast shapes the future at the intersection of media and technology. We create world-class experiences that people love and trust and drive innovation that builds value. We bring millions TV and Internet, entertainment, sports and news, communications and home management, theme parks, television and movies. Comcast brings to life the best of what's to come. Job Summary: Responsible for answering...
We are seeking a Patient Appointing Scheduler at Andrews AFB in MD! This is a “PRN” position. The right candidate will need the following exact Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.) Education and/or Experience · High School diploma or General Education Development (GED) Equivalency and a minimum of 2 ye...
Senior Recruiter Position Summary: The Senior Recruiter is responsible for driving all aspects of the recruiting process, which includes partnering with Human Resource Leaders, Hiring Managers, and Senior Leadership. The Senior Recruiter is responsible for developing sourcing strategies for both job specific and pipeline needs. Responsible for building an ongoing candidate pipeline using research,...
Want to gain experience in Sales before graduation? SThree is an award winning recruitment business delivering in niche verticals across Banking, Pharma, Oil & Gas, and IT through specialist Brands . We are looking to add motivated and talented college interns to a number of the Houston based teams. We have a motivated, target driven culture where progression is based on ability. Headquartered in...
Job Description PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Responsible for teardown, repair, new assembly, calibration, and diagnostics using Flowscanner of all brands of control valves and instruments, associated paperwork, valve diagnostics, digital control technology and the associated instrumentation such as AMS & Delta V, while working in shop environment with some field service as needed. Responsibility...
Job Title: Tech Application Support - Expert Duration: +3 month(s) New York, NY Description/ Comment: Infrastructure/Desktop support Candidate should have experience of working in a Wintel server environment, supporting both servers and desktops. It is expected that the chosen candidate will spend 40% time on desktop support and 60% assisting with daily operations of the Windows groups as well as...
Job description Using a high degree of judgment and discretion, this position provides administrative support to a senior executive. The Executive Assistant works independently to determine the routing and/or response for phone calls and mail, prepares correspondence, prioritizes projects and calendar to maximize the executive's time and productivity, organizes and maintains files, and plans meeti...
Technical Writer - Experienced The project will deliver key foundational components to support the evolution of a security operations capability. Documentation, processes, procedures and escalation procedures will be built for event monitoring and support as part of the deliverables for this project. The team will continue to evolve and mature this capability as they move forward with SQL in place...
Location: Bush Intercont'l Airport F&B Hourly Rate (if applicable): Summary: The Barista is responsible for fulfilling orders and completing sales transactions within a Starbucks establishment and performing other support functions which may include cleaning the food preparation, customer seating or stock areas and maintaining inventory; performs all other responsibilities as directed by the busin...
Consider joining Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories where people are the most important element in our chemistry. Celebrating 50 years of service, Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories is a leading contract lab providing testing and research services in the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical sciences to clients worldwide. Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, a nationally recognized laboratory, is searching f...
We have an immediate opening for Infrastructure Project Manager to work out of Santa Clara, CA. Required Skills/ Experience: · Min 15 - 20 years with strong Project Management experience with decommissioning hardware, Technology/Infrastructure projects. · Strong experience in Server/filer decommission work – coordination of Request For Change (RFC), working with App Owners. · Experience in Applica...
Job title: IA Engineer Requisition ID: IAE201 Provide information security engineering support to the applications, application software development network, and the laboratory network backbone and servers. This support will require access to Classified systems up to the Top Secret level. Duties Provide documentation required in support of approvals and certifications to include, but not limited t...
JOB DESCRIPTION – Senior PHP Developer Are you looking for the excitement of a high tech startup and want to live on the East Coast? JOB REQUIREMENTS for Senior PHP Developer Computer Science degree and 5+ years web development experience PHP, Javascript, & SQL programming experience Complete understanding of PHP5 object model Experience with jQuery or similar libraries Expertise in building web a...
PHH Arval and its fleet management subsidiary companies were acquired by Element Financial Corporation in a transaction effective July 1, 2014. During a transition period, we remain active in our recruitment efforts on THIS website the website of our former parent company, PHH Corporation. Please be assured that during this transition, PHH Arval recruiters will evaluate your resume and qualificati...
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Personal Services

Rate of Growth
35.20 %
Size of Industry in 2006:
2,909,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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