Athletes and Sports Competitors Salary Information in New York

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,000
25th Percentile Wage
$44,940
50th Percentile Wage
$59,040
75th Percentile Wage
$74,230
90th Percentile Wage
$117,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for athletes and sports competitors in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $117,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,000.

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 New York 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 Growth2-Year Growth
201559,04020.43%28.00%
201446,9809.51%-
201342,510--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of athletes and sports competitors in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of athletes and sports competitors in state of New York ranges from $48,730 to $49,800. The highest paying area for athletes and sports competitors in New York is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with a median annual salary of $49,800. The lowest paying area is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $48,730.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$49,800
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$48,730


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