Athletes and Sports Competitors Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for athletes and sports competitors in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of athletes and sports competitors among Florida areas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,040
25th Percentile Wage
$36,950
50th Percentile Wage
$47,610
75th Percentile Wage
$88,180
90th Percentile Wage
$132,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for athletes and sports competitors in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $132,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,040.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for athletes and sports competitors in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of athletes and sports competitors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201647,61029.13%23.76%
201533,7402.52%-
201432,8901.34%-
201332,450-11.86%-
201236,300--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of athletes and sports competitors in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of athletes and sports competitors in state of Florida ranges from $19,980 to $100,200. The highest paying area for athletes and sports competitors in Florida is West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach with a median annual salary of $100,200. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall (mean annual salary $55,670). The lowest paying area is Lakeland-Winter Haven with a median annual salary of $19,980.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$100,200
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$55,670
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$55,180
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$47,200
Port St Lucie
$46,360
Naples-Marco Island
$43,670
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$29,960
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$28,630
Jacksonville
$28,370
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$25,170
Ocala
$23,180
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$19,980


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