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Operations Specialties Manager Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

Average Annual Salary of Operations Specialties Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,760
25th Percentile Wage
$69,550
50th Percentile Wage
$95,910
75th Percentile Wage
$132,190
90th Percentile Wage
$181,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operations specialties 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) operations specialties managers is $181,290. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $95,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid operations specialties managers is $51,760.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of operations specialties managers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$95,910
3.86% 12.36%
2016
$92,210
2.46% -
2015
$89,940
2.02% -
2014
$88,120
2.59% -
2013
$85,840
2.07% -
2012
$84,060
- -

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

The average salaries of operations specialties 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 operations specialties manager occupations is the agents and managers for artists, athletes, entertainers, and other public figures industry with an annual salary $130,490. The lowest paying industry is the other amusement and recreation industries industry (annual salary $87,220). For detailed operations specialties 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
$130,490
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$117,230
Spectator Sports
$107,630
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$104,980
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$104,940
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$103,040
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$96,870
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$96,870
Gambling Industries
$91,850
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$90,770
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$90,690
Performing Arts Companies
$90,070
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$89,680
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$87,220

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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