Agent and Business Manager of Artists, Performers, and Athletes Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes amongst Massachusetts areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$183,770
75th Percentile Wage
$141,720
50th Percentile Wage
$90,350
25th Percentile Wage
$71,460
10th Percentile Wage
$38,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $183,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,830.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$88.35
75th Percentile Wage
$68.13
50th Percentile Wage
$43.44
25th Percentile Wage
$34.36
10th Percentile Wage
$18.67

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $88.35. The median hourly salary is $43.44. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.67.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $90,350 17.95%
2013 $76,600 50.82%
2012 $50,790 -12.70%
2011 $58,180 -18.10%
2010 $71,040 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in state of Massachusetts from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 27.18%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 50.82%. We also see in both 2011 and 2012 the salaries had negtive growth.

Table 4. Average Agent and Business Manager of Artists, Performers, and Athletes Wage in Massachusetts vs. Related Jobs

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes in Massachusetts Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in state of Massachusetts ranges from $91,240 to $92,370. The highest paying area for agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in Massachusetts is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $92,370. The lowest paying area is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $91,240.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$92,370
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$91,240

Agent and Business Manager of Artists, Performers, and Athletes Salary by State

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