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
$22,090
25th Percentile Wage
$29,430
50th Percentile Wage
$42,900
75th Percentile Wage
$60,760
90th Percentile Wage
$86,480

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 $86,480. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $42,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid media and communication equipment workers is $22,090.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart 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 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201642,9000.98%3.96%
201542,4800.45%-
201442,2903.14%-
201340,960-0.59%-
201241,200--

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 13 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 independent artists, writers, and performers industry with an annual salary $47,080. The lowest paying industry is the other amusement and recreation industries industry (annual salary $27,230). For detailed media and communication equipment worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$47,080
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures
$45,820
Spectator Sports
$45,130
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$44,170
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$43,630
Gambling Industries
$41,620
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$41,410
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$41,410
Performing Arts Companies
$39,740
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$39,060
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$32,610
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$30,720
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$27,230

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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