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Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas Women In Other Services
(except Public Administration)

Other Services Overview | Printable Snapshot (PDF)

The other services (except public administration) sector consists of four subsectors — repair and maintenance; personal and laundry services; religious, grantmaking, civic, professional and similar organizations; and private households. In 2016, other services contributed $34.1 billion to the Texas economy. Women account for 51 percent of the state’s 482,000 jobs in this sector.

THIS INDUSTRY CONTRIBUTED
$34.1 BILLION
to state GDP in 2016.

Jobs Held by Texas Women in this industry:
244,000

These jobs generate additional business activities that ultimately support nearly 172,000 jobs in other industries of the Texas economy.

Sources: BEA, Emsi, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts


Other Services (except public adminstration), 2017
Description 2017 Total Jobs Avg. Annual Earnings Per Job** 2017 Women’s Jobs Women's Share of Jobs
Other Services (except public adminstration) 482,386 $35,614 243,937 51%
Repair and Maintenance 127,525 $54,078 26,273 21%
Personal and Laundry Services 110,837 $32,241 72,218 65%
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional and Similar Organizations 219,137 $28,007 124,260 57%
Private Households 24,887 $23,011 21,186 85%

Source: Emsi

Average Monthly Earnings of Women

In 2016, women in other services earned an average of $2,608 per month, up 25 percent from 2010.

Average Monthly Earnings of Women
Sector Earnings 2010 Earnings 2016 Growth
All Sectors $3,067 $3,565 16%
Other Services (excluding public adminstration) $2,093 $2,608 25%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Top Occupations

Source: Emsi

Women's Share of Top Occupations in this Sector
Occupation Women’s Share Total Jobs
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical and Executive 95%
Hairdressers, Hairstylists and Cosmetologists 90%
Office Clerks, General 82%
Clergy 14%
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 14%
Childcare Workers 92%
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 1%
Directors, Religious Activities and Education 53%
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 32%

In the Other Services Sector, for every…

  • 100 jobs created, an additional 71 jobs are created or affected
  • $1 million in sales, an additional $1.29 million in sales are generated
  • $1 million in earnings generated, an additional $910,000 in earnings are generated

…in all other industries
of the Texas economy.

Sources: Emsi, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

CONCLUSION

Of all women-owned businesses nationwide, 23 percent were in other services in 2017 — the highest share of any sector. The other services sector provides tremendous opportunities to women entrepreneurs as well as workers, most notably those in private households and personal care and laundry services, where women account for more than 60 percent of total employment. Texas women working in other services generate additional business activities that ultimately support about 172,000 jobs in other industries throughout the state economy.

Read more in-depth data on women in the workforce.

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