Athletes and Sports Competitors Salary Information in Minnesota

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,680
25th Percentile Wage
$30,880
50th Percentile Wage
$38,620
75th Percentile Wage
$50,380
90th Percentile Wage
$66,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for athletes and sports competitors in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $66,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,680.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$38,620
2.07% 15.17%
2015
$37,820
-0.24% -
2014
$37,910
3.30% -
2013
$36,660
10.64% -
2012
$32,760
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