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Computer Occupations Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

Average Annual Salary of Computer Occupations

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,960
25th Percentile Wage
$43,630
50th Percentile Wage
$61,770
75th Percentile Wage
$86,390
90th Percentile Wage
$116,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer occupations 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) computer occupations is $116,440. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer occupations is $32,960.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,770-2.66%4.97%
201563,4103.60%-
201461,130-2.18%-
201362,4606.02%-
201258,700--

Compare Computer Occupations Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of computer occupations 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 computer occupations occupations is the amusement parks and arcades industry with an annual salary $78,590. The lowest paying industry is the theater companies and dinner theaters industry (annual salary $52,410). For detailed computer occupations salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$78,590
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures
$76,030
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$74,720
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$65,320
Spectator Sports
$64,880
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$59,870
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$59,870
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$59,500
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$59,440
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$58,950
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$55,610
Gambling Industries
$54,550
Performing Arts Companies
$53,840
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$52,410

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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