Agent and Business Manager of Artists, Performers, and Athletes Salary in the Industry of Spectator Sports

The salary statistics and trend of agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in the industry of spectator sports are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare agent and business manager of artists, performers, and athletes salaries in different industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,360
25th Percentile Wage
$69,310
50th Percentile Wage
$92,220
75th Percentile Wage
$103,340
90th Percentile Wage
$201,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in the industry of spectator sports. 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 $201,010. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $92,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes is $42,360.

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 of Spectator Sports from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$92,220
4.70% 46.90%
2016
$87,890
-2.00% -
2015
$89,650
57.51% -
2014
$38,090
-25.33% -
2013
$47,740
-2.58% -
2012
$48,970
- -

Table 3. Compare Agent and Business Manager of Artists, Performers, and Athletes Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in nine industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Spectator Sports
$92,220
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures
$65,920
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$64,750
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$59,420
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$57,750
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$53,170
Performing Arts Companies
$51,600
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$40,070
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$23,990

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