Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Worker Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,240
25th Percentile Wage
$45,820
50th Percentile Wage
$74,220
75th Percentile Wage
$118,820
90th Percentile Wage
$175,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for entertainers and performers, sports and related workers 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) entertainers and performers, sports and related workers is $175,170. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $74,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid entertainers and performers, sports and related workers is $27,240.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of entertainers and performers, sports and related workers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$74,220
-2.88% 28.33%
2016
$76,360
-15.32% -
2015
$88,060
7.31% -
2014
$81,620
2.76% -
2013
$79,370
32.98% -
2012
$53,190
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Compare Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of entertainers and performers, sports and related workers in eleven 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 entertainers and performers, sports and related worker occupations is the advertising, public relations, and related services industry with an annual salary $89,850. The lowest paying industry is the research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences industry (annual salary $28,160). 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
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$89,850
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$86,150
Specialized Design Services
$75,280
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$74,220
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$67,470
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$62,020
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$52,710
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$44,620
Photographic Services
$36,240
Scientific Research and Development Services
$28,550
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$28,160

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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