Agent and Business Manager of Artists, Performers, and Athletes Salary in Sector of Management of Companies and Enterprises

The salary statistics of agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises 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 management of companies and enterprises sector.

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,930
25th Percentile Wage
$70,580
50th Percentile Wage
$94,560
75th Percentile Wage
$153,070
90th Percentile Wage
$180,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises. 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 $180,650. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $94,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes is $52,930.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth1-Year Growth
201394,5600.70%0.70%
201293,900--

Compare Agent and Business Manager of Artists, Performers, and Athletes Salary in Different Industries within the Management of Companies and Enterprises Sector

The average salaries of agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in two industries in the management of companies and enterprises sector are shown below. 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
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$94,560
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$94,560

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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