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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
$54,940
25th Percentile Wage
$71,360
50th Percentile Wage
$97,150
75th Percentile Wage
$132,000
90th Percentile Wage
$178,640

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 $178,640. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $97,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources managers is $54,940.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$97,150
2.02% 7.95%
2016
$95,190
0.69% -
2015
$94,530
-0.18% -
2014
$94,700
2.00% -
2013
$92,810
3.64% -
2012
$89,430
- -

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

The average salaries of human resources managers in 13 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 agents and managers for artists, athletes, entertainers, and other public figures industry with an annual salary $149,710. The lowest paying industry is the gambling industries industry (annual salary $88,900). For detailed human resources 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
$149,710
Spectator Sports
$113,270
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$108,390
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$106,300
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$96,450
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$94,860
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$94,560
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$94,560
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$93,230
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$92,460
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$92,080
Performing Arts Companies
$91,240
Gambling Industries
$88,900

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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