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

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

Average Annual Salary of Media and Communication Equipment Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,730
25th Percentile Wage
$29,030
50th Percentile Wage
$41,310
75th Percentile Wage
$59,110
90th Percentile Wage
$81,780

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for media and communication equipment 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) media and communication equipment workers is $81,780. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $41,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid media and communication equipment workers is $21,730.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of media and communication equipment workers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$41,310
-3.85% 0.27%
2016
$42,900
0.98% -
2015
$42,480
0.45% -
2014
$42,290
3.14% -
2013
$40,960
-0.59% -
2012
$41,200
- -

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

The average salaries of media and communication equipment workers 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 media and communication equipment worker occupations is the fitness and recreational sports centers industry with an annual salary $53,560. The lowest paying industry is the other amusement and recreation industries industry (annual salary $21,300). For detailed media and communication equipment worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$53,560
Spectator Sports
$46,070
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$44,230
Gambling Industries
$43,870
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$43,030
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$42,790
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$40,470
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$40,470
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$40,110
Performing Arts Companies
$40,020
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures
$38,580
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$34,690
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$33,600
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$21,300

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




Related:

Highest paying industries for media and communication equipment workers.