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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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Saint Louis, 63110
Delivery Driver-STL Local distributor needs Class A/B drivers asap! Helpers too. Labor involved with loading material on roofs. Benefits/Vaca/401k.$15- 17 hr. Exp a +. email or call; *****, 314-664-0123 (1890391)...
Saint Louis, 63111
Education - Head Varsity Basketball Coach. Send cover letter, resume & 3 references by May 1 to: Tony Dattoli, 314-481-8400 or dattolit@ stmaryshs.com St. Mary's High School (1890925)...
University City, 63132
Engineer/Designer with experience in commercial, municipal, residential projects; detention/hydraulic/stormwater expertise; CAD capabilities. email, call or apply online at: *****, 314-890-1234, http://www.volzinc.com / (1890867)...
Saint Louis, 63101
Full Time BENCH JEWELER NEEDED for Taylor's Jewelry in Rolla, MO. Must have education and/or experience as a jeweler to perform repairs such as ring sizing, retipping, soldering chains, stone setting, repair shop orders, and willing to learn taking in repairs. Annual salary depends on experience and ability. Vacation, sick time and retirement benefits. Contact Daren 573-368-9822 or 573-364- 2264 o...
Saint Louis, 63129
Mechanic - Seeking experienced Auto & Diesel technicians. Must have own tools, diagnostic experience and driver's license. South County Location. ***** (1890264)...
Saint Louis, 63102
Medical Director of Nursing needed for Long term care facility. Located in St. Louis, MO. Must be experienced. Please submit resumes ***** (1890813)...
Saint Louis, 63146
KTVI FOX 2/KPLR11 has openings in News and Sales. Go to fox2now.com/contact, KPLR11.com/contact or call 314-213-7414 Job Hotline . Please tell us where you saw this ad. E/O/E (1889706)...
Fort Walton Beach, 32548
Install/Maint/Repair Truck, Tire & Diesel Tech Multiple positions. Hiring now. Contact Dave at 850-685-1945. Web Id # 34285241...
Company Confidential Point Washington, 32459
Legal Real Estate Paralegal Real estate based company has an immediate need for an experienced real estate paralegal with sound knowledge of a wide range of commercial and residential real estate matters. Will be knowledgeable in the preparation and filing of a variety of documents, including deeds, mortgages, assignments, memoranda of leases, and the review of title commitments. The ideal candida...
Panama City, 32405
Customer Support Sales Panhandle Rental Co. is looking for experienced counter sales person with knowledge of small and heavy equipment preferred. Email resumes to ***** or Please call 850-215-8025. DFWP. Salary DOE. Web Id 34286191...
Panama City, 32405
Install/Maint/Repair Mechanic/ CDL Driver Panhandle Rental Co. A fast growing, locally owned company, is looking for a small and heavy equipment mechanic with a Class A CDL. Email resumes to ***** or Please call 850-215-8025. DFWP. Salary DOE. Web Id 34286190...
Company Confidential Panama City, 32405
Customer Support Customer Service Representative Experienced Insurance Customer Service Rep needed for local Indep- endant Agency. Referr- als a must. Fax resume to 850-872-0701 Web ID#: 34286897 Text FL85897 to 56654...
Panama City, 32401
GCSC NEWSHERALD Logo Black Oval BW - No Date (2).jpg Education Gulf Coast State College has Adjunct positions available for the Fall 2014 semester in the following areas: Hospitality & Tourism Management, Physics, Computer Science (Database Management, Web Design/Digital Media, Digital Forensics & Investigations, Cybersecurity, CompTIA A+hardware & software, Linux operating systems, Ethical Hackin...
Fort Walton Beach, 32547
Daily News Color.tif Sales Auto Account Executive The Northwest Florida Daily News is looking for an experienced sales person who is a self starter and has a passion for sales. The right candidate will provide both print and online advertising solutions for our auto dealers. If you think you possess the skills sets to sell into this market, please send your resume to ***** The NW...
Fort Walton Beach, 32547
Daily News Color.tif Sales Multi-Media Advertising Sales Exciting Opportunity!! Find out why our team loves their job. Is it the exciting environment, the revenue rewards, the great benefits, or all of the above? The Northwest Florida Daily News is adding talented & motivated multi-media sales professionals to our advertising team. This position includes developing, presenting and closing sales fo...
SALES REPRESENTATIVE Sysco is the nation's leading food service distributor. We are currently seeking resident, sales professionals to meet continued growth in two different markets. We have a Marketing Associates position open in the Medford/Ashland area as well as a position in the Gold Beach/Brookings area. RESPONSIBILITIES include increasing Sysco's market share in the area through consulting...
DSI JOB FAIR 4/24 FROM 2-6pm Developmental Services, Inc. will be hosting a Job Fair on April 24th, 2014 at 2920 Tenth Street Columbus, IN from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. We will be interviewing for direct care staff to work with persons with disabilities in their homes and a workshop setting. We have full time, part time positions available. If you are unable to attend please apply on line at: www.dsiservi...
Acupuncturist North Wales, PA Diagnose patient's condition on symptom to formulate effective oriental medicine treat plan; Insert very fine needle; Apply herbal treatment, acupressure/other therapy. 40hrs/wk. MS in Oriental Medicine or Acupuncture, Practitioner of Oriental Medicine or Acupuncturist Lic. in PA reqd. Resume to Cho Chiropractic & Pain Management Center, P.C. Attn: Namsoo Cho, 275 Dek...
Stockton Urgent Care- Is looking for the perfect applicants for the following P/T positions: ° Receptionists ° MAs with Phlebotomy License Please apply in person at: 1148 W. Hammer Ln., Stockton CA No Phone Calls Please This listing brought to you by ValleyJobFinder.com....
McAllen, 78501
General FOSTER PARENTS NEEDED The Bair Foundation, a Christian Foster Care Ministry is looking for committed families willing to open their home to local foster children. Must be able to pass a background check & be a U.S. Citizen Call 956-440-8225...
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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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