Agent and Business Manager of Artists, Performers, and Athletes Salary in Sector of Information

The salary statistics of agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in the industry sector of information are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare agent and business manager of artists, performers, and athletes salaries in different industries within the information sector.

Average Annual Salary of Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,630
25th Percentile Wage
$51,700
50th Percentile Wage
$66,550
75th Percentile Wage
$102,200
90th Percentile Wage
$150,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in the industry sector of information. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes is $150,350. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes is $34,630.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,550
2.60% 2.60%
2012
$64,820
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Compare Agent and Business Manager of Artists, Performers, and Athletes Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in three industries in the information sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for agent and business manager of artists, performers, and athletes occupations is the motion picture and video industries industry with an annual salary $80,890. The lowest paying industry is the sound recording industries industry (annual salary $65,790). For detailed agent and business manager of artists, performers, and athletes salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$80,890
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$66,320
Sound Recording Industries
$65,790

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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