Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Worker Salary in Sector of Information

The salary statistics of entertainers and performers, sports and related workers in the industry sector of information are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare entertainers and performers, sports and related worker salaries in different industries within the information sector.

Average Annual Salary of Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,100
25th Percentile Wage
$40,200
50th Percentile Wage
$65,950
75th Percentile Wage
$117,850
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for entertainers and performers, sports and related workers in the industry sector of information. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) entertainers and performers, sports and related workers is $117,850. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $65,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid entertainers and performers, sports and related workers is $26,100.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of entertainers and performers, sports and related workers in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201665,9507.04%-2.88%
201561,3102.04%-
201460,060-12.54%-
201367,590-0.38%-
201267,850--

Compare Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of entertainers and performers, sports and related workers in 17 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 entertainers and performers, sports and related worker occupations is the software publishers industry with an annual salary $78,590. The lowest paying industry is the radio broadcasting industry (annual salary $47,860). For detailed entertainers and performers, sports and related worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Software Publishers
$78,590
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$76,260
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$71,680
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$71,360
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$69,680
Other Information Services
$66,410
Other Information Services
$66,410
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$62,620
Sound Recording Industries
$62,060
Television Broadcasting
$61,560
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$59,980
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$57,940
Newspaper Publishers
$56,270
Telecommunications
$50,420
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$50,420
Motion Picture and Video Exhibition
$47,910
Radio Broadcasting
$47,860

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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