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Computer Support Specialist Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

Average Annual Salary of Computer Support Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,840
25th Percentile Wage
$35,480
50th Percentile Wage
$46,180
75th Percentile Wage
$60,490
90th Percentile Wage
$77,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer support 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) computer support specialists is $77,110. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer support specialists is $27,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201646,180-3.05%6.67%
201547,5902.46%-
201446,420-0.50%-
201346,6507.61%-
201243,100--

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

The average salaries of computer support 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 computer support specialist occupations is the agents and managers for artists, athletes, entertainers, and other public figures industry with an annual salary $60,060. The lowest paying industry is the theater companies and dinner theaters industry (annual salary $39,170). For detailed computer support specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures
$60,060
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$50,770
Spectator Sports
$48,690
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$48,670
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$48,230
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$47,260
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$47,260
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$47,030
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$46,770
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$44,260
Gambling Industries
$43,740
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$41,160
Performing Arts Companies
$40,910
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$39,170

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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