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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
$33,830
25th Percentile Wage
$44,710
50th Percentile Wage
$63,180
75th Percentile Wage
$90,210
90th Percentile Wage
$123,470

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 $123,470. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer occupations is $33,830.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,180
2.23% 7.09%
2016
$61,770
-2.66% -
2015
$63,410
3.60% -
2014
$61,130
-2.18% -
2013
$62,460
6.02% -
2012
$58,700
- -

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 independent artists, writers, and performers industry (annual salary $51,430). 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
$72,190
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$69,070
Spectator Sports
$65,440
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$64,880
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$64,020
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$63,840
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$63,620
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$61,410
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$61,410
Gambling Industries
$58,180
Performing Arts Companies
$55,610
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$51,950
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$51,430

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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