Athletes and Sports Competitors Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for athletes and sports competitors in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of athletes and sports competitors amongst Michigan 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,930
25th Percentile Wage
$19,820
50th Percentile Wage
$28,990
75th Percentile Wage
$50,900
90th Percentile Wage
$76,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for athletes and sports competitors in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,930.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of athletes and sports competitors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$28,990
-56.81% -47.64%
2016
$45,460
1.94% -
2015
$44,580
-8.23% -
2014
$48,250
-7.03% -
2013
$51,640
17.12% -
2012
$42,800
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of athletes and sports competitors in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of athletes and sports competitors in state of Michigan ranges from $36,060 to $67,090. The highest paying area for athletes and sports competitors in Michigan is Ann Arbor with a median annual salary of $67,090. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Grand Rapids-Wyoming (mean annual salary $46,820). The lowest paying area is Detroit-Warren-Livonia with a median annual salary of $36,060.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ann Arbor
$67,090
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$46,820
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$39,790
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$36,060




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