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Costume Attendants
(SOC Code : 39-3092)
in San Diego County

Select, fit, and take care of costumes for cast members, and aid entertainers.

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Short-term on-the-job training .

San Diego County is the same as San Diego-Carlsbad MSA.
Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
San Diego-Carlsbad MSA20201st Qtr$16.71$13.44$15.16$18.86

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Industry Title
Number of Employers in San Diego County
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Amusement Parks and Arcades 2435.7%
Performing Arts Companies 3178.4%

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Distribute costumes or related equipment and keep records of item status.
Provide dressing assistance to cast members or assign cast dressers to assist specific cast members with costume changes.
Arrange costumes in order of use to facilitate quick-change procedures for performances.
Return borrowed or rented items when productions are complete and return other items to storage.
Clean and press costumes before and after performances and perform any minor repairs.
Assign lockers to employees and maintain locker rooms, dressing rooms, wig rooms, or costume storage or laundry areas.
Provide assistance to cast members in wearing costumes, or assign cast dressers to assist specific cast members with costume changes.
Design or construct costumes or send them to tailors for construction, major repairs, or alterations.
Purchase, rent, or requisition costumes or other wardrobe necessities.
Check the appearance of costumes on stage or under lights to determine whether desired effects are being achieved.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
Persuasion - Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
Time Management - Managing one`s own time and the time of others.
Negotiation - Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.

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