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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
$28,170
25th Percentile Wage
$35,660
50th Percentile Wage
$46,270
75th Percentile Wage
$60,810
90th Percentile Wage
$77,740

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 $77,740. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer support specialists is $28,170.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,270
0.19% 6.85%
2016
$46,180
-3.05% -
2015
$47,590
2.46% -
2014
$46,420
-0.50% -
2013
$46,650
7.61% -
2012
$43,100
- -

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 $63,220. The lowest paying industry is the theater companies and dinner theaters industry (annual salary $38,220). 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
$63,220
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$52,320
Spectator Sports
$49,050
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$47,790
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$47,790
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$47,750
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$47,120
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$46,200
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$44,800
Gambling Industries
$44,050
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$43,000
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$42,640
Performing Arts Companies
$39,290
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$38,220

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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