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

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

Average Annual Salary of Other Media and Communication Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,230
25th Percentile Wage
$23,100
50th Percentile Wage
$38,340
75th Percentile Wage
$57,480
90th Percentile Wage
$75,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other 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) other media and communication workers is $75,090. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other media and communication workers is $18,230.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201638,340-6.62%-5.11%
201540,880-4.99%-
201442,9201.40%-
201342,3204.77%-
201240,300--

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

The average salaries of other 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 other media and communication worker occupations is the spectator sports industry with an annual salary $51,810. The lowest paying industry is the promoters of performing arts, sports, and similar events industry (annual salary $33,530). For detailed other media and communication worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Spectator Sports
$51,810
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$44,940
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$44,320
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$37,860
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$37,020
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$37,020
Performing Arts Companies
$36,620
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$35,660
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$35,190
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$33,530

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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