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

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

Average Annual Salary of Financial Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,520
25th Percentile Wage
$75,330
50th Percentile Wage
$104,480
75th Percentile Wage
$144,040
90th Percentile Wage
$207,780

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial 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) financial managers is $207,780. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $104,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial managers is $57,520.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016104,4800.95%7.66%
2015103,4901.33%-
2014102,1100.87%-
2013101,2204.68%-
201296,480--

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

The average salaries of financial 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 financial manager occupations is the agents and managers for artists, athletes, entertainers, and other public figures industry with an annual salary $151,690. The lowest paying industry is the other amusement and recreation industries industry (annual salary $93,960). For detailed financial 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
$151,690
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$129,080
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$128,720
Spectator Sports
$125,190
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$117,780
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$113,680
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$105,910
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$105,910
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$105,040
Performing Arts Companies
$102,920
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$98,070
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$96,660
Gambling Industries
$94,840
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$93,960

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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