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Human Resources Manager Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

Average Annual Salary of Human Resources Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,210
25th Percentile Wage
$69,550
50th Percentile Wage
$95,190
75th Percentile Wage
$127,420
90th Percentile Wage
$169,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources 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) human resources managers is $169,470. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $95,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources managers is $53,210.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201695,1900.69%6.05%
201594,530-0.18%-
201494,7002.00%-
201392,8103.64%-
201289,430--

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

The average salaries of human resources managers in nine 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 human resources manager occupations is the amusement parks and arcades industry with an annual salary $107,490. The lowest paying industry is the gambling industries industry (annual salary $85,320). For detailed human resources manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$107,490
Spectator Sports
$103,040
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$102,910
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$97,050
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$97,050
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$91,270
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$90,850
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$89,090
Gambling Industries
$85,320

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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