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Public Relations and Fundraising Manager Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

Average Annual Salary of Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,580
25th Percentile Wage
$62,280
50th Percentile Wage
$88,080
75th Percentile Wage
$126,150
90th Percentile Wage
$178,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public relations and fundraising 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) public relations and fundraising managers is $178,130. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $88,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid public relations and fundraising managers is $49,580.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201688,0805.43%10.83%
201583,300-0.94%-
201484,0805.29%-
201379,6301.37%-
201278,540--

Compare Public Relations and Fundraising Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of public relations and fundraising managers in twelve 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 public relations and fundraising manager occupations is the agents and managers for artists, athletes, entertainers, and other public figures industry with an annual salary $135,550. The lowest paying industry is the other amusement and recreation industries industry (annual salary $61,480). For detailed public relations and fundraising 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
$135,550
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$116,040
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$104,530
Spectator Sports
$96,590
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$91,530
Performing Arts Companies
$90,090
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$88,380
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$87,290
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$87,290
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$83,150
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$69,760
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$61,480

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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