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Marketing Manager Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

Average Annual Salary of Marketing Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,040
25th Percentile Wage
$60,670
50th Percentile Wage
$86,880
75th Percentile Wage
$131,570
90th Percentile Wage
$195,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for marketing 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) marketing managers is $195,090. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $86,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid marketing managers is $45,040.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of marketing managers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201686,8800.86%11.35%
201586,1303.58%-
201483,0501.49%-
201381,8105.86%-
201277,020--

Compare Marketing Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of marketing 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 marketing manager occupations is the agents and managers for artists, athletes, entertainers, and other public figures industry with an annual salary $123,300. The lowest paying industry is the fitness and recreational sports centers industry (annual salary $63,210). For detailed marketing 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
$123,300
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$121,970
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$107,050
Spectator Sports
$106,030
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$95,120
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$94,230
Gambling Industries
$86,360
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$82,810
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$82,810
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$80,170
Performing Arts Companies
$77,220
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$69,060
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$68,550
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$63,210

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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