Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Worker Salary in Sector of Accommodation and Food Services

The salary statistics of entertainers and performers, sports and related workers in the industry sector of accommodation and food services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare entertainers and performers, sports and related worker salaries in different industries within the accommodation and food services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,210
25th Percentile Wage
$20,110
50th Percentile Wage
$28,510
75th Percentile Wage
$49,750
90th Percentile Wage
$68,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for entertainers and performers, sports and related workers in the industry sector of accommodation and food services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) entertainers and performers, sports and related workers is $68,130. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $28,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid entertainers and performers, sports and related workers is $18,210.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of entertainers and performers, sports and related workers in the industry sector of accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$28,510
11.96% -2.53%
2016
$25,100
1.16% -
2015
$24,810
-11.77% -
2014
$27,730
-7.65% -
2013
$29,850
2.08% -
2012
$29,230
- -

Compare Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Accommodation and Food Services Sector

The average salaries of entertainers and performers, sports and related workers in nine industries in the accommodation and food services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for entertainers and performers, sports and related worker occupations is the casino hotels industry with an annual salary $63,610. The lowest paying industry is the drinking places (alcoholic beverages) industry (annual salary $20,490). For detailed entertainers and performers, sports and related worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Casino Hotels
$63,610
Special Food Services
$37,440
Accommodation
$33,490
Traveler Accommodation
$33,460
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps
$28,170
Food Services and Drinking Places
$23,870
Restaurants and Other Eating Places
$23,680
Full-Service Restaurants
$23,450
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)
$20,490

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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