Athletes and Sports Competitors Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for athletes and sports competitors in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of athletes and sports competitors among Massachusetts cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Athletes and Sports Competitors in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,210
25th Percentile Wage
$26,520
50th Percentile Wage
$52,760
75th Percentile Wage
$114,440
90th Percentile Wage
$179,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for athletes and sports competitors in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $179,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,210.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for athletes and sports competitors in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of athletes and sports competitors from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201652,7605.25%-12.15%
201349,990-18.36%-
201259,170--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Athletes and Sports Competitors in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of athletes and sports competitors in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of athletes and sports competitors in state of Massachusetts ranges from $58,030 to $59,840. The highest paying area for athletes and sports competitors in Massachusetts is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $59,840. The lowest paying area is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $58,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$59,840
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$58,030


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