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

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

Average Annual Salary of Human Resources Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,220
25th Percentile Wage
$39,900
50th Percentile Wage
$52,300
75th Percentile Wage
$67,290
90th Percentile Wage
$87,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources workers 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 workers is $87,220. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources workers is $31,220.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,3000.42%7.48%
201552,0804.11%-
201449,940-0.72%-
201350,3003.80%-
201248,390--

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

The average salaries of human resources workers 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 worker occupations is the promoters of performing arts, sports, and similar events industry with an annual salary $59,190. The lowest paying industry is the gambling industries industry (annual salary $48,460). For detailed human resources worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$59,190
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$57,700
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$54,720
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$54,720
Spectator Sports
$54,520
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$53,770
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$53,600
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$51,860
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$51,140
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$51,130
Performing Arts Companies
$51,090
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$48,910
Gambling Industries
$48,460

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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