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Highest Paying Cities for Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

The top 73 highest paying cities for agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $96,870, Nassau-Suffolk, New York is the highest paying city for agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes. It is followed by Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA (average annual salary $91,830). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 73 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$96,870
50
2 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$91,830
80
3 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$91,740
50
4 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$86,800
3,900
5 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$85,970
70
6 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$83,900
40
7 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$83,580
140
8 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$82,300
270
9 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$78,710
320
10 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$77,770
110
11 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$77,550
130
12 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$76,580
3,250
13 Kansas City, Missouri
$75,940
40
14 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$75,520
2,320
15 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$73,310
160
16 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$72,490
480
17 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$72,260
2,990
18 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$71,380
50
19 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$71,100
50
20 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$69,590
30
21 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$69,100
80
22 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$68,860
170
23 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$68,460
230
24 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$68,190
50
25 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$67,240
120
26 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$67,060
40
27 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$66,380
5,960
28 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$65,750
5,880
29 Springfield, Massachusetts
$65,580
30
30 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$65,560
160
31 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$64,190
650
32 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$62,460
80
33 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$61,500
140
34 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$60,270
180
35 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$59,880
70
36 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$59,220
40
37 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$59,120
180
38 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$58,070
80
39 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$57,790
170
40 Salinas, California
$55,250
n/a
41 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$54,700
n/a
42 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$52,290
60
43 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$51,820
30
44 Salt Lake City, Utah
$51,520
30
45 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$51,180
200
46 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$49,700
300
47 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$49,670
180
48 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$49,000
280
49 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$48,970
80
50 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$48,590
40
51 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida
$48,390
60
52 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$48,080
30
53 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$47,620
60
54 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$46,890
100
55 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$45,890
140
56 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$45,660
110
57 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$44,780
30
58 New Haven, Connecticut
$44,070
n/a
59 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$42,800
60
60 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$42,750
70
61 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$42,230
70
62 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$42,170
40
63 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$42,040
50
64 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$38,550
40
65 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$38,010
60
66 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$37,900
60
67 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$37,340
100
68 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$37,100
90
69 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$36,560
40
70 St Louis, Missouri
$36,260
70
71 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$33,390
100
72 Boulder, Colorado
$27,590
30
73 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$26,970
70
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