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Financial Specialist Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

Average Annual Salary of Financial Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,700
25th Percentile Wage
$48,540
50th Percentile Wage
$62,220
75th Percentile Wage
$81,060
90th Percentile Wage
$105,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial 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) financial specialists is $105,840. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial specialists is $38,700.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,220
2.51% 6.81%
2016
$60,660
0.86% -
2015
$60,140
1.88% -
2014
$59,010
-0.02% -
2013
$59,020
1.76% -
2012
$57,980
- -

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

The average salaries of financial 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 financial specialist occupations is the independent artists, writers, and performers industry with an annual salary $79,370. The lowest paying industry is the gambling industries industry (annual salary $55,050). For detailed financial specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$79,370
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures
$72,240
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$68,680
Spectator Sports
$65,800
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$65,470
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$63,810
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$62,410
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$62,110
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$62,110
Performing Arts Companies
$61,310
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$60,380
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$60,270
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$60,240
Gambling Industries
$55,050

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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