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Costume Attendant Salary Information

The salary statistics of costume attendants are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of costume attendants within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The costume attendants annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Costume Attendant Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,820
25th Percentile Wage
$29,940
50th Percentile Wage
$45,900
75th Percentile Wage
$66,120
90th Percentile Wage
$87,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for costume attendants. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) costume attendants is $87,310. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,820. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 319% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of costume attendants from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201645,9003.05%19.91%
201544,5006.36%-
201441,67012.05%-
201336,650-0.30%-
201236,760--

Table 2. Costume Attendant Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of costume attendants in 7 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for costume attendants occupations is the information sector with an annual salary $55,030. The lowest paying sector is the federal, state, and local government sector (annual salary $19,580).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Information
$55,030
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$45,980
Accommodation and Food Services
$45,330
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$43,110
Educational Services
$40,520
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$35,110
Federal, State, and Local Government
$19,580

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Costume Attendants by States

From the above tables we note that not only costume attendants salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of costume attendants in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $20,170 to $72,480. The highest paying state for costume attendants is New York with a median annual salary of $72,480. The lowest paying state is Oregon with a median annual salary of $20,170. For more salary information of costume attendants profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New York
$72,480
Nevada
$54,340
California
$52,990
Louisiana
$51,460
New Mexico
$51,340
North Carolina
$48,310
Georgia
$48,240
Pennsylvania
$47,640
Michigan
$43,780
Maryland
$43,410
Washington
$42,400
Massachusetts
$42,030
Texas
$39,320
Florida
$38,270
District of Columbia
$37,800
Illinois
$36,270
Ohio
$34,940
Missouri
$31,370
Arizona
$30,290
Indiana
$29,480
Wisconsin
$26,200
New Jersey
$23,040
Virginia
$22,090
Oregon
$20,170


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