Fast Food and Counter Worker Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

Average Annual Salary of Fast Food and Counter Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,240
25th Percentile Wage
$18,650
50th Percentile Wage
$20,820
75th Percentile Wage
$24,040
90th Percentile Wage
$28,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for fast food and counter 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) fast food and counter workers is $28,530. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $20,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid fast food and counter workers is $17,240.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$20,820
4.47% 11.58%
2016
$19,890
3.57% -
2015
$19,180
3.39% -
2014
$18,530
0.49% -
2013
$18,440
0.16% -
2012
$18,410
- -

Compare Fast Food and Counter Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of fast food and counter 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 fast food and counter worker occupations is the theater companies and dinner theaters industry with an annual salary $22,920. The lowest paying industry is the independent artists, writers, and performers industry (annual salary $18,710). For detailed fast food and counter worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$22,920
Performing Arts Companies
$22,410
Spectator Sports
$22,250
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$21,960
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$21,660
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$21,350
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$21,350
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$20,770
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$20,650
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$20,380
Gambling Industries
$20,240
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$20,000
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$18,710

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




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