animals according to prescribed standards for show or
competition. May train animals to carry pack loads or
work as part of pack team.
Illustrative Examples: Dog Trainer; Horse Breaker; Lion
39-2021 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers
(Groomer) Feed, water, groom, bathe, exercise, or oth-erwise
care for pets and other nonfarm animals, such
as dogs, cats, ornamental fi sh or birds, zoo animals,
and mice. Work in settings such as kennels, animal
shelters, zoos, circuses, and aquariums. May keep
records of feedings, treatments, and animals received
or discharged. May clean, disinfect, and repair cages,
pens, or fi sh tanks. Exclude “Veterinary Assistants and
Laboratory Animal Caretakers” (31-9096).
Illustrative Examples: Dog Groomer; Kennel Worker;
39-3011 Gaming Dealers
Operate table games. Stand or sit behind table and
operate games of chance by dispensing the appropri-ate
number of cards or blocks to players, or operating
other gaming equipment. Compare the house’s hand
against players’ hands and payoff or collect players’
money or chips.
Illustrative Examples: Blackjack Dealer; Roulette Dealer;
39-3012 Gaming and Sports Book Writers and
Assist in the operation of games such as keno and
bingo. Scan winning tickets presented by patrons,
calculate amount of winnings and pay patrons. May
operate keno and bingo equipment. May start gaming
equipment that randomly selects numbers. May an-nounce
number selected until total numbers specifi ed
for each game are selected. May pick up tickets from
players, collect bets, receive, verify and record patrons’
Illustrative Examples: Sheet Writer; Keno Writer; Keno
39-3019 Gaming Service Workers, All Other
All gaming service workers not listed separately.
Illustrative Examples: Shill; Chip Mucker; Pit Clerk
39-3021 Motion Picture Projectionists
Set up and operate motion picture projection and
related sound reproduction equipment.
Illustrative Examples: Chief Projectionist; Film Projector
39-3031 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket
Assist patrons at entertainment events by performing
duties, such as collecting admission tickets and passes
from patrons, assisting in fi nding seats, searching for
lost articles, and locating such facilities as rest rooms
Illustrative Examples: Door Attendant; Ticket Collector
39-3091 Amusement and Recreation Attendants
(Caddy) Perform variety of attending duties at amuse-ment
or recreation facility. May schedule use of rec-reation
facilities, maintain and provide equipment to
participants of sporting events or recreational pursuits,
or operate amusement concessions and rides.
Illustrative Examples: Arcade Attendant; Golf Course
39-3092 Costume Attendants
Select, fi t, and take care of costumes for cast members,
and aid entertainers.
Illustrative Examples: Wardrobe Custodian; Dresser
39-3093 Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing
Provide personal items to patrons or customers in
locker rooms, dressing rooms, or coatrooms.
Illustrative Examples: Bathhouse Attendant; Jockey Valet
39-3099 Entertainment Attendants and Related
Workers, All Other
All entertainment attendants and related workers not
Illustrative Example: Department Store Greeter
Prepare bodies for interment in conformity with legal
39-4021 Funeral Attendants
Perform variety of tasks during funeral, such as placing
casket in parlor or chapel prior to service; arranging
fl oral offerings or lights around casket; directing or
escorting mourners; closing casket; and issuing and
storing funeral equipment.
Illustrative Examples: Mortician Helper; Pallbearer
Provide barbering services, such as cutting, trimming,
shampooing, and styling hair, trimming beards, or
Illustrative Examples: Barber Apprentice; Hair Cutter
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and
Provide beauty services, such as shampooing, cutting,
coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating
scalp. May also apply makeup, dress wigs, perform hair
removal, and provide nail and skin care services.
Illustrative Examples: Beautician; Wig Stylist; Electrologist
39-5091 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and
Apply makeup to performers to refl ect period, setting,
and situation of their role.
39-5092 Manicurists and Pedicurists
Clean and shape customers’ fi ngernails and toenails.
May polish or decorate nails.
Illustrative Example: Fingernail Sculptor
Shampoo and rinse customers’ hair.
Illustrative Example: Scalp Treatment Operator
39-5094 Skin Care Specialists
(Esthetician) Provide skin care treatments to face and
body to enhance an individual’s appearance.
39-6011 Baggage Porters and Bellhops
Handle baggage for travelers at transportation termi-nals
or for guests at hotels or similar establishments.
Illustrative Examples: Baggage Handler; Lobby Porter;
Assist patrons at hotel, apartment or offi ce building
with personal services. May take messages, arrange or
give advice on transportation, business services or en-tertainment,
or monitor guest requests for housekeep-ing
39-6021 Tour Guides and Escorts
Escort individuals or groups on sightseeing tours or
through places of interest, such as industrial establish-ments,
public buildings, and art galleries.
Illustrative Examples: Page; Sightseeing Guide
39-6022 Travel Guides
(Tour Director) Plan, organize, and conduct long
distance cruises, tours, and expeditions for individuals
Illustrative Example: Cruise Director
39-6031 Flight Attendants
Provide personal services to ensure the safety and
comfort of airline passengers during fl ight. Greet pas-sengers,
verify tickets, explain use of safety equipment,
and serve food or beverages.
Illustrative Examples: Flight Steward; Airline Stewardess
39-6032 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight
Attendants and Baggage Porters
Provide services to ensure the safety and comfort of
passengers aboard ships, buses, trains, or within the
station or terminal. Perform duties, such as greeting
passengers, explaining the use of safety equipment,
serving meals or beverages, or answering questions
related to travel.
Illustrative Examples: Club Car Attendant; Ground Atten-dant;
39-9011 Child Care Workers
(Bus Monitor) Attend to children at schools, businesses,
private households, and child care institutions. Perform
a variety of tasks, such as dressing, feeding, bathing,
and overseeing play. Exclude “Preschool Teachers” (25-
2011) and “Teacher Assistants” (25-9041).
Illustrative Examples: Baby Sitter; Governess; Nanny
39-9021 Personal and Home Care Aides
Assist elderly or disabled adults with daily living activi-ties
at the person’s home or in a daytime non-residen-tial
facility. Duties performed at a place of residence
may include keeping house (making beds, doing
laundry, washing dishes) and preparing meals. May
provide meals and supervised activities at non-residen-tial
care facilities. May advise families, the elderly, and
disabled on such things as nutrition, cleanliness, and
Illustrative Examples: Blind Escort; Caregiver; Geriatric
39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
(Personal Trainer) Instruct or coach groups or individu-als
in exercise activities and the fundamentals of sports.
Demonstrate techniques and methods of participation.
Observe participants and inform them of corrective
measures necessary to improve their skills. Those
required to hold teaching degrees should be reported
in the appropriate teaching category. Exclude “Athletic
Illustrative Examples: Exercise Teacher; Yoga Teacher
39-9032 Recreation Workers
(Camp Counselor) Conduct recreation activities with
groups in public, private, or volunteer agencies or rec-reation
facilities. Organize and promote activities, such
as arts and crafts, sports, games, music, dramatics, social
recreation, camping, and hobbies, taking into account
the needs and interests of individual members.
Illustrative Examples: Playground Director; Activities
39-9041 Residential Advisors
Coordinate activities for residents of boarding schools,
college fraternities or sororities, college dormitories, or
similar establishments. Order supplies and determine
need for maintenance, repairs, and furnishings. May
maintain household records and assign rooms. May
refer residents to counseling resources if needed.
Illustrative Examples: Dormitory Supervisor; House Parent
39-9099 Personal Care and Service Workers,
All personal care and service workers not listed sepa-rately.
Illustrative Examples: Shoe Shiner; Chaperone; Servant
SALES AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of
Retail Sales Workers
Directly supervise sales workers in a retail establish-ment
or department. Duties may include management
functions, such as purchasing, budgeting, accounting,
and personnel work, in addition to supervisory duties.
46 Wage Data 2009
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