There are currently an estimated 409,200 hosts and hostesses in the United States. The host and hostess job market is expected to grow by 6.9% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are hosts and hostesses?

What’s the supply of hosts and hostesses?

The host and hostess industry is concentrated in California, Texas, New York

Host and Hostess job market by state

State Name Employed Hosts and Hostesses
California 48,090
Texas 39,020
New York 20,760
Ohio 17,550
Pennsylvania 15,690
Illinois 15,510
North Carolina 13,760
Georgia 13,150
Michigan 12,320
Virginia 11,450
Massachusetts 10,260
Tennessee 9,940
Colorado 9,930
New Jersey 9,520
Indiana 8,840
Arizona 8,660
Washington 7,920
Wisconsin 7,610
Maryland 7,540
Missouri 7,180
Minnesota 6,850
South Carolina 6,560
Nevada 5,730
Louisiana 5,610
Oklahoma 5,460
Kentucky 4,810
Alabama 4,400
Kansas 4,330
Oregon 4,200
Iowa 3,790
Connecticut 3,720
Utah 3,300
Hawaii 3,230
Mississippi 2,720
New Mexico 2,500
Arkansas 2,170
District of Columbia 2,140
Idaho 2,070
West Virginia 2,000
Puerto Rico 1,800
Nebraska 1,790
New Hampshire 1,780
Delaware 1,690
Rhode Island 1,370
Maine 1,370
Montana 980
North Dakota 780
Wyoming 750
South Dakota 720
Alaska 690
Vermont 590
Guam 400
Virgin Islands 170