Business Operations Specialist Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

Average Annual Salary of Business Operations Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,130
25th Percentile Wage
$35,240
50th Percentile Wage
$49,330
75th Percentile Wage
$70,520
90th Percentile Wage
$99,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for business operations specialists 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) business operations specialists is $99,670. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid business operations specialists is $26,130.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,330-0.47%3.43%
201549,5601.90%-
201448,620-0.27%-
201348,7502.28%-
201247,640--

Compare Business Operations Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of business operations specialists 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 business operations specialist occupations is the agents and managers for artists, athletes, entertainers, and other public figures industry with an annual salary $60,800. The lowest paying industry is the promoters of performing arts, sports, and similar events industry (annual salary $45,310). For detailed business operations specialist 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
$60,800
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$59,480
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$56,020
Spectator Sports
$52,520
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$50,950
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$49,340
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$48,220
Gambling Industries
$47,800
Performing Arts Companies
$47,520
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$46,720
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$46,720
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$46,140
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$46,000
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$45,310

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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