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Maids, Nannies & Gardeners in the US: Market Research Report

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Maids, Nannies & Gardeners Market Research Report | NAICS 81411 | Jan 2017

Cleaning up: A growing aging population and declining unemployment will grow revenue

IBISWorld’s Maids, Nannies & Gardeners market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • The most significant area of growth for the industry has been elderly care services
  • Outsourcing of household services has been a rising trend in the United States
  • Demand for industry services is tied to income growth among the top income quintile
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Maids, Nannies and Gardeners industry has performed well over the past five years, despite a few challenges during the beginning of the five-year period. The first half of the period was especially difficult, as poor economic conditions forced households to reduce demand for professional nannies and maids. In the coming years, with unemployment rates forecast to continue falling while disposable income levels continue to rise, conditions for the Maids, Nannies and Gardeners industry are expected to improve over the coming five years... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Maids, Nannies and Gardeners industry has low barriers to entry, where low to moderate startup costs allow industry participants to enter and exit the industry easily. Start-up costs vary depending on the scale of operations and the duties performed. Gardeners generally have the highest start-up costs among all industry operators because they must make capital investment in lawn mowers, pruning shears, shovels, rakes, insecticides and other lawn care equipment. Additionally, gardeners must invest in company vehicles to transport these tools to and from their client's location, especially if the client does not have on-site premises to store this equipment. Chauffeurs also have high startup costs, given that they must provide presentable transportation to their clients. Alt.. ... purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Maids, Nannies & Gardeners Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Maids, Nannies & Gardeners Industry are

  • Having a loyal customer base
  • Recommendation/accreditation from authoritative source
  • Having a good reputation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Households earning more than $100,000 and National unemployment rate in the Maids, Nannies & Gardeners industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Maids, Nannies & Gardeners Industry?

    This industry comprises private households that employ workers for activities primarily related to operating a household. This includes individuals employed as chefs, maids, nannies, butlers and outside workers, such as gardeners, caretakers and other maintenance workers.

    Industry Products
    Nannies and babysittersMaids and housecleanersHome care aids
    Industry Activities
    Private chefsButlersMaidsNanniesGardenersCaretakersOther domestic workers

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Households earning more than $100,000
  • National unemployment rate
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Number of adults aged 65 and older
  • Current Performance
  • Ongoing recovery
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Renewed growth for the industry
  • Industry opportunities
  • Increased regulation
  • Table: Maids, Nannies & Gardeners Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Maids, Nannies & Gardeners Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Employment & Recruiting Agencies
  • Products & Services
  • Maids and housecleaners
  • Nannies and babysitters
  • Home care aids
  • Other
  • Chart: Maids, Nannies & Gardeners Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Households in the fifth income quintile
  • Households in the fourth income quintile
  • Households in the third income quintile
  • Households in the second income quintile
  • Households in the lowest income quintile
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Maids, Nannies & Gardeners Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Purchases
  • Marketing
  • Rent, Utilities and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Maids, Nannies & Gardeners
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Maids, Nannies & Gardeners Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Maids, Nannies & Gardeners Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Maids, Nannies & Gardeners Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Number of households (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Au Pair
  • A non-US resident who cares for children and does domestic work for a family in return for room and board and the opportunity to experience another culture.
  • Baby-Sitter
  • A child-care worker who is employed on an hourly and casual basis.
  • Hepa Vacuum
  • A vacuum that uses a high efficiency particulate air filter that satisfies efficiency standards set by the US Department of Energy.
  • Manny
  • A colloquial term for a male nanny.
  • Nanny
  • A child-care worker who is employed on a regular, ongoing basis and who is normally in charge of infants.

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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Maids, Nannies & Gardeners market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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