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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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Regardless of college major or professional experience, nearly 100% of our full-time employees start out in our Management Training Program. This allows everyone to learn our business from the ground up and understand how they play a significant role in seeing it succeed. Once you've completed your initial orientation and training, you'll be assigned to a branch office in your home area and the ha...
Position Description Responsibilities include developing, implementing and/or maintaining one or a combination of general accounting systems. Prepares journal entries, maintains and reconciles ledger accounts. Provides record of assets, liabilities and other financial transactions. Balances books periodically and prepares profit and loss, income and balance sheet statements. Maintains receipts and...
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Our client is a leading global provider of Sterile Processing systems and solutions for hospitals and healthcare systems with US headquarters located in Charleston, SC. Our client’s mission is to provide absolute customer confidence in sterile processing solutions by providing superior products and creating integrated systems through exceptional design, installation and service teams. Our client h...
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...
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...
The Job Window, an interactive candidate resource that specializes in connecting up and coming talent to entry level opportunities all across North America, is excited to announce that one of its premiere promotional & experiential marketing and advertising clients is looking for an Entry Level Retail & Promotions Coordinator to join their retail marketing & marketing promotions team! As a leader...
Registered Nurse - Operating Room - OR - OR RN OR RN - OR - Operating Room - Registered Nurse Operating Room Registered Nurses Needed!! Variety of Inpatient Specialties Atlanta Area Day Shift 7a-7p Scrub and/or Circulate experience Full Time With Exceptional Benefits Sign-On Bonus For Immediate Interview Please Contact Josh Zarella @ 800-995-2673 X1392 *Please Remember Our Services Are Always Free...
Position Description Summary A licensed practical nurse (LPN) [referred to as LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse - in some states] provides care and treatment in accordance with physician orders. Works in a team environment and within scope of practice as defined by State. The LPN / LVN works under the direction of physicians and registered nurses (RNs). Essential Duties & Responsibilities Assesses p...
Randstad is recruiting for a Legal Secretary for the Southern Indiana area. This position will be a temporary position. Pay will depend upon experience. Working hours: 8am-5pm Candidate will be responsible for developing and executing a plan to organize a filing system within a legal department for a company. Skills and Qualifications: - Must have excellent organizational skills - Must have previo...
Company Confidential Kansas City, KS, 66115
Our client is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of top quality Ground Support Equipment as well as OEM and Aftermarket Industrial Spare parts specializing in tow tractors for baggage, cargo and RJ pushback applications. Due to rapid expansion, they are looking for a motivated Production Assembler to join their team in Kansas City, KS. In this exciting role, you will be responsible fo...
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,...
Position Summary: This position is responsible for managing the day-to-day marketing activities at Washington and Lee University. These responsibilities include but are not limited to implementation and support of the Parkhurst Dining corporate marketing brand, social media management, marketing plan creation, plan implementation, as well as development and execution of marketing promotions that s...
Company Information: T.D. Williamson, Inc. (TDW) was founded in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1920 as an electrical contracting firm serving the emerging petroleum industry’s needs for power. With over 55 locations worldwide, including offices in Canada, United States, Singapore, India, Norway, Belgium, TDW is the premier pressurized piping maintenance company in the oil and gas industry. We design and manu...
Territories for this position will cover the following counties: Kings, Queens, and Nassau. MAKE AN IMPACT! JOIN OUR GROWING SALES TEAM IN THE NASSAU AREA! Our sales representatives have the best of both worlds: they work independently from a home office, set their own schedules, manage their own customer relationships and target new prospects, all with the training, support and resources of Lawso...
A Bellperson with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for transferring and storing luggage and responding to guest requests in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travelers a world of authenti...
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,...
A Bellperson with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for transferring and storing luggage and responding to guest requests in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travelers a world of authenti...
A Guest Service Agent with Hampton Inn and Suites is responsible for greeting and registering guests and checking guests out of the hotel in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? With nearly 1,900 hotels globally, Hampton Hotels offer guests friendly service, clean rooms and comf...
A Guest Service Agent with Hampton Inn and Suites is responsible for greeting and registering guests and checking guests out of the hotel in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? With nearly 1,900 hotels globally, Hampton Hotels offer guests friendly service, clean rooms and comf...
A Guest Service Agent with Homewood Suites by Hilton is responsible for greeting and registering guests and checking guests out of the hotel in the hotels continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? Homewood Suites by Hilton exists to provide the touches, familiarity and comforts of home so that e...
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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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