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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
$32,230
25th Percentile Wage
$41,290
50th Percentile Wage
$54,080
75th Percentile Wage
$70,580
90th Percentile Wage
$90,300

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 $90,300. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources workers is $32,230.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$54,080
3.29% 10.52%
2016
$52,300
0.42% -
2015
$52,080
4.11% -
2014
$49,940
-0.72% -
2013
$50,300
3.80% -
2012
$48,390
- -

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

The average salaries of human resources workers 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 human resources worker occupations is the amusement parks and arcades industry with an annual salary $61,000. The lowest paying industry is the gambling industries industry (annual salary $49,660). For detailed human resources worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$61,000
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$58,110
Spectator Sports
$55,360
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$55,330
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$55,120
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$54,720
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$54,720
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$54,600
Performing Arts Companies
$54,470
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$52,750
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures
$51,540
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$51,140
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$50,430
Gambling Industries
$49,660

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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