Athletes and Sports Competitors Salary Information in Connecticut

The average annual and hourly salaries for athletes and sports competitors in the state of Connecticut are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of athletes and sports competitors amongst Connecticut cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Athletes and Sports Competitors in Connecticut

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,560
25th Percentile Wage
$36,690
50th Percentile Wage
$70,410
75th Percentile Wage
$84,140
90th Percentile Wage
$130,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for athletes and sports competitors in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $130,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,560.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of athletes and sports competitors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$70,410
-0.28% 43.70%
2016
$70,610
14.69% -
2015
$60,240
25.15% -
2014
$45,090
15.17% -
2013
$38,250
-3.63% -
2012
$39,640
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Athletes and Sports Competitors in Connecticut Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of athletes and sports competitors in some Connecticut cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of athletes and sports competitors in state of Connecticut ranges from $34,540 to $70,580. The highest paying area for athletes and sports competitors in Connecticut is Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk with a median annual salary of $70,580. The second highest paying city/area in Connecticut State is New Haven (mean annual salary $51,770). The lowest paying area is Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford with a median annual salary of $34,540.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
$70,580
New Haven
$51,770
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
$34,540




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