Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Manager Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

The salary statistics of advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales manager salaries in different industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.

Average Annual Salary of Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,150
25th Percentile Wage
$64,180
50th Percentile Wage
$91,550
75th Percentile Wage
$135,380
90th Percentile Wage
$201,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers is $201,610. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $91,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers is $48,150.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$91,550
4.24% 16.41%
2016
$87,670
3.17% -
2015
$84,890
2.74% -
2014
$82,560
3.42% -
2013
$79,740
4.03% -
2012
$76,530
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Compare Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers in 14 industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales manager occupations is the agents and managers for artists, athletes, entertainers, and other public figures industry with an annual salary $124,490. The lowest paying industry is the other amusement and recreation industries industry (annual salary $76,050). For detailed advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures
$124,490
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$116,260
Spectator Sports
$104,670
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$97,160
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$96,890
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$91,760
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$90,260
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$90,260
Performing Arts Companies
$88,740
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$87,300
Gambling Industries
$86,940
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$82,340
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$78,830
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$76,050

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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