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Athletes and Sports Competitors Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of athletes and sports competitors in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare athletes and sports competitors salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Athletes and Sports Competitors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,930
25th Percentile Wage
$20,800
50th Percentile Wage
$47,740
75th Percentile Wage
$75,150
90th Percentile Wage
$83,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for athletes and sports competitors in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) athletes and sports competitors is $83,010. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid athletes and sports competitors is $16,930.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of athletes and sports competitors in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201647,740-42.56%-5.26%
201568,06026.17%-
201250,250--

Compare Athletes and Sports Competitors Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of athletes and sports competitors in two industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector are shown below. For detailed athletes and sports competitors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Civic and Social Organizations
$51,230
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$47,740

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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