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

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

Average Annual Salary of Gaming Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,640
25th Percentile Wage
$52,360
50th Percentile Wage
$63,910
75th Percentile Wage
$83,210
90th Percentile Wage
$110,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for gaming 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) gaming managers is $110,310. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid gaming managers is $42,640.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,9101.66%-1.42%
201562,8503.10%-
201460,900-5.86%-
201364,470-0.54%-
201264,820--

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

The average salaries of gaming managers in four 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 gaming manager occupations is the spectator sports industry with an annual salary $66,620. The lowest paying industry is the gambling industries industry (annual salary $63,650). For detailed gaming manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Spectator Sports
$66,620
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$66,490
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$63,710
Gambling Industries
$63,650

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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