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
to state GDP in 2016.
Jobs Held by Texas Women in this industry:
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
|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%|
In 2016, women in other services earned an average of $2,608 per month, up 25 percent from 2010.
|Sector||Earnings 2010||Earnings 2016||Growth|
|Other Services (excluding public adminstration)||$2,093||$2,608||25%|
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
|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%|
|Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment||14%|
|Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics||1%|
|Directors, Religious Activities and Education||53%|
|Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners||32%|
…in all other industries
of the Texas economy.
Sources: Emsi, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
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.