National » Healthcare Practitioners and Technical » Therapists » Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

Therapists Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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.

Average Annual Salary of Therapists

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$79,720
7.88% 16.91%
2016
$73,440
5.28% -
2015
$69,560
11.17% -
2014
$61,790
-5.57% -
2013
$65,230
-1.55% -
2012
$66,240
- -

Compare Therapists Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

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
$93,720
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$88,280
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$78,990
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$78,990

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 therapists.