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Career Profile: Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

Provide personal items to patrons or customers in locker rooms, dressing rooms, or coatrooms.

Salary and Outlook

According to the US Department of Labor, there are 12,000 people employed as locker room, coatroom, and dressing room attendants in the United States. The median annual salary is $26,700. Entry level employees earn approximately $19,430 per year and senior employees earn approximately $40,200 per year.

Estimates do not include other potential benefits such as health insurance, overtime pay, or retirement benefits that may be offered by employers.

Job Duties

  • Activate emergency action plans and administer first aid, as necessary.
  • Procure beverages, food, and other items as requested.
  • Collect soiled linen or clothing for laundering.
  • Store personal possessions for patrons, issue claim checks for articles stored, and return articles on receipt of checks.
  • Operate washing machines and dryers to clean soiled apparel and towels.
  • Maintain inventories of clothing or uniforms, accessories, equipment, or linens.
  • Attend to needs of athletic teams in clubhouses.
  • Provide assistance to patrons by performing duties such as opening doors or carrying bags.
  • Operate controls that regulate temperatures or room environments.
  • Issue gym clothes, uniforms, towels, athletic equipment, and special athletic apparel.
  • Provide or arrange for services such as clothes pressing, cleaning, or repair.
  • Report and document safety hazards, potentially hazardous conditions, and unsafe practices and procedures.
  • Stencil identifying information on equipment.
  • Set up various apparatus or athletic equipment.
  • Provide towels and sheets to clients in public baths, steam rooms, and restrooms.
  • Assign dressing room facilities, locker space, or clothing containers to patrons of athletic or bathing establishments.
  • Check supplies to ensure adequate availability, and order new supplies when necessary.
  • Monitor patrons' facility use to ensure that rules and regulations are followed, and safety and order are maintained.
  • Clean facilities such as floors or locker rooms.
  • Answer customer inquiries or explain cost, availability, policies, and procedures of facilities.
  • Refer guest problems or complaints to supervisors.
  • Maintain a lost-and-found collection.
  • Clean and polish footwear, using brushes, sponges, cleaning fluid, polishes, waxes, liquid or sole dressing, and daubers.

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Job Outlook


Total Current Jobs:
12,000
Annual Openings:
3,200
Increase in Openings by 2030:
26%
Annual Salary Range:
$19,430 - $40,200
Education Requirements:
High school diploma