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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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Panama City, 32402
newtoday.jpg Logistics/Transport EARN EXTRA INCOME NEEDED IMMEDIATELY!!!! Niceville/ Navarre Open routes available in the early morning Great opportunity to own your own BUSINESS Deliver your newspaper in your community Independent Contractors Must have: lA reliable vehicle lProof of Auto Insurance lA valid driver’s license lBe 18 yrs or older Stop by the Daily News at 2 Eglin Pkwy NE, FWB, or ema...
Warehouse HELP WANTED Warehouse production workersinside. Call Monday - Friday: Jose or Damon (209) 983-6511 This listing brought to you by ValleyJobFinder.com....
AK Tube LLC A Subsidiary of AK Steel Corporation A leader in the production of stainless steel tubing. JOB FAIR Saturday, August 2nd 8:00 am - 12:00 pm We will be accepting Resumes and conducting on the Spot Interviews. Contingent Job Offers will be made to potential candidates! Job fair will be conducted at AK Tube on 150 W., 450 S., Columbus, Indiana. We are seeking candidates for the below posi...
Company Confidential Oshkosh, 54904
85192374.eps Education A Migrant Head Start Program is hiring for the following positions for Wisconsin and Missouri. Season ends mid to last days of October. * Classroom Teacher III $15.09 * Classroom Teacher II $13.74 * Health Service Worker I $11.03 * Bus Driver/Janitor $12.39 UMOS Offers: Competitive Wages (negotiable) 401K/pension with completion of 500 service hours Short Term Health Insuran...
Company Confidential Pharr, 78577
Financial APPROVED MONEY CENTER, LLC A rapidly financial company is seeking highly energetic, results driven Branch Manager Candidates throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Management experience preferred or work history in Retail, Lending or Banking. Submit your resume to: *****...
Inlet Beach, 32413
newtoday.jpg Admin/Clerical Administrative Assistant Part Time. Assist in the daily operation of church office in Laguna Beach. 16-20 hours per week, M - Th. Requires solid knowledge of Microsoft Office and working knowledge of Publisher. Starting at $11/hour. Background check required. EOE. Email resume to ***** Web Id # 34296676 Text FL96676 to 56654...
Fort Walton Beach, 32548
newtoday.jpg Automotive Sales Gary Smith Honda Is a family owned dealership looking for Experienced Sales People. We want the best and we pay the best. Great hours and benefits. Email resume ***** or fax to (850) 796-6707. Web ID#: 34295931 Text FL95931 to 56654...
Panama City, 32402
Install/Maint/Repair Immediate Opening! Experienced Automotive Service Tech Must be versatile in all automotive mechanical areas. 401k, medical insurance participation, paid vacations, and more! Please apply in person See Matt Richardson, Service Manager Bill Cramer Chevrolet Cadillac Buick GMC 2251 West 23rd Street Panama City, FL 32402. DMV Records Check. Drug Free Workplace EOE Web ID: 34296690...
Fort Walton Beach, 32547
newtoday.jpg Install/Maint/Repair Maintenance FT Maintenance Position available for Apartment complex in Destin. Qualified candidate must have HVAC, painting, electrical, appliance repair and carpentry experience. Email resume to ***** Web ID#: 34295865...
Company Confidential Mchenry, IL, 60050
Rough Carpenters Wanted (Northeast Illinois) The applicant will require the following: -2 years minimum job experienced -Dependable / self motivated -Valid Drivers license -Hand tools -Dependable transportation -Wages based on carpentry ability -Immediate openings Please email resume to: ***** Posting provided by:...
Company Confidential Lynn Haven, 32444
Medical/Health Nurse Practitioner or PA for a very busy family practice office. Benefits available Send resume to Blind Box 3611 co The News Herald, P.O. Box 1940 Panama City FL 32402 Web ID # 34294200...
Company Confidential AMERICUS, GA, 31709
ASSISTANT SALES DIRECTOR Seeking experienced Assistant Sales Director for busy Retirement Community in Americus, GA. Must have exceptional computer, time management and customer service skills. Office management background would be ideal. Expecting a team player that is detail oriented and has a “can do” attitude. Hourly wage plus monthly bonus program and benefits. Full Time. Please send your res...
ExperiencedMechanic Wanted To Apply: ***** or 815-284-4175 Posting provided by:...
Dietary positions at Dixon Rehab & Nursing, 800 Division St., Dixon. Exp. preferred. Apply in person only. Posting provided by:...
Manufactured Housing Sales Rep Needed Sales Experience Required. 5-day work week! Potential 45-50k/yr Call 704-883-8228 Ask For Teresa As Posted in the Carolina Classified Marketplace...
EXTERMINATORS Apartment Management Co seeking licensed, experienced technicians to visually inspect and treat for pests & pest harborage. Must be certified and have a valid driver's license. Pre employment drug testing required EOE. Fax resume to 804-320-7383 or apply at 2922 Hathaway Rd, Richmond, 23225. As Posted in the Richmond Times-Dispatch...
Daviess County Public Library Part-Time Temporary Associate Library Specialist Part-time, 20 hours per week, includes weekdays, evenings, weekends, 6 month temporary position. Duties include assisting library patrons with questions at service desk, providing technology assistance, and assisting with library programming. Associate’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Cust...
Company Confidential Madisonville, KY, 42431
CITY OF MADISONVILLE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FIREFIGHTER POSITION INFORMATION: APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED: AUGUST 1, 2014- AUGUST 15, 2014 DEADLINE TO APPLY: AUGUST 15, 2014 AT 12:00 P.M. SUMMARY OF POSITION: This is a Full-time position. A Firefighter responds with a team to provide fire suppression, rescue activities, emergency medical service, hazardous materials mitigation, and other spe...
Company Confidential Owensboro, KY, 42301
Aleris Rolled Products Logo (as is) on top Maintenance Positions (bold/ larger print) Aleris International Inc. is a leading manufacturer of rolled aluminum products. The Aleris Lewisport rolling mill utilitzes direct-chill casting technology to produce aluminum rolled sheets for a variety of industries and applications. Our Lewisport, KY facility is currently seeking applicants for maintenance po...
Company Confidential Owensboro, KY, 42301
Primrose Oil Company an organization since 1916 seeks sales reps for commercial, industrial, agricultural and construction accounts. Excellent commissions, opportunity for advancement w/benefits. Training provided. Email resume with current address included to: Shawn Choate at: ***** for info packet....

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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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