The salary statistics of therapists in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare therapists salaries in different industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$42,010|
|25th Percentile Wage||$64,550|
|50th Percentile Wage||$79,720|
|75th Percentile Wage||$119,800|
|90th Percentile Wage||$185,460|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for therapists 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) therapists is $185,460. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $79,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid therapists is $42,010.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of therapists in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of therapists in four 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 therapists occupations is the fitness and recreational sports centers industry with an annual salary $93,720. The lowest paying industry is the other amusement and recreation industries industry (annual salary $78,990). For detailed therapists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers|| |
|Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries|| |
|Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries|| |
|Other Amusement and Recreation Industries|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .