Miscellaneous Media and Communication Worker Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

The salary statistics of miscellaneous media and communication workers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare miscellaneous media and communication worker salaries in different industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.

Average Annual Salary of Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,310
25th Percentile Wage
$21,980
50th Percentile Wage
$32,290
75th Percentile Wage
$55,440
90th Percentile Wage
$71,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous media and communication workers 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) miscellaneous media and communication workers is $71,160. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $32,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid miscellaneous media and communication workers is $18,310.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of miscellaneous media and communication workers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201632,290-16.20%-20.28%
201537,520-10.18%-
201441,3400.90%-
201340,9705.20%-
201238,840--

Compare Miscellaneous Media and Communication Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous media and communication workers in ten 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 miscellaneous media and communication worker occupations is the spectator sports industry with an annual salary $51,690. The lowest paying industry is the museums, historical sites, and similar institutions industry (annual salary $26,350). For detailed miscellaneous media and communication worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Spectator Sports
$51,690
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$45,790
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$44,970
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$38,240
Performing Arts Companies
$37,260
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$36,070
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$35,330
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$33,720
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$26,350
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$26,350

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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