Agent and Business Manager of Artists, Performers, and Athletes Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services 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 professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,110
25th Percentile Wage
$46,310
50th Percentile Wage
$88,620
75th Percentile Wage
$114,590
90th Percentile Wage
$163,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $163,950. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $88,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes is $36,110.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$88,620
5.96% 29.05%
2016
$83,340
-4.96% -
2015
$87,470
15.06% -
2014
$74,300
11.41% -
2013
$65,820
4.47% -
2012
$62,880
- -

Compare Agent and Business Manager of Artists, Performers, and Athletes Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in eight industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 legal services industry with an annual salary $100,630. The lowest paying industry is the management, scientific, and technical consulting services industry (annual salary $38,370). 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
Legal Services
$100,630
Scientific Research and Development Services
$97,750
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$88,620
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$78,990
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$76,240
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$44,970
Photographic Services
$44,930
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$38,370

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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