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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Costume Attendant Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,660
25th Percentile Wage
$30,550
50th Percentile Wage
$42,620
75th Percentile Wage
$57,830
90th Percentile Wage
$84,870

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 $84,870. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $42,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,660. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 291% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of costume attendants from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$42,620
-7.70% 13.75%
2016
$45,900
3.05% -
2015
$44,500
6.36% -
2014
$41,670
12.05% -
2013
$36,650
-0.30% -
2012
$36,760
- -

Table 2. Costume Attendant Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of costume attendants in 8 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 $52,700. The lowest paying sector is the federal, state, and local government sector (annual salary $19,580).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Information
$52,700
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$45,980
Accommodation and Food Services
$45,530
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$39,710
Educational Services
$39,410
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$35,110
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$33,600
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 $20,860 to $77,750. The highest paying state for costume attendants is New York with a median annual salary of $77,750. The lowest paying state is Tennessee with a median annual salary of $20,860. 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
$77,750
New Mexico
$55,860
North Carolina
$52,080
Nevada
$51,720
Kentucky
$49,980
Michigan
$48,930
Pennsylvania
$47,150
Connecticut
$45,440
Washington
$45,130
Massachusetts
$44,020
Maryland
$43,410
California
$42,270
Georgia
$41,620
Indiana
$40,850
Illinois
$40,160
Louisiana
$40,020
Florida
$39,530
Hawaii
$39,450
District of Columbia
$39,330
Texas
$37,900
Oregon
$36,980
Minnesota
$36,720
Ohio
$36,150
Wisconsin
$33,100
Missouri
$32,370
Arizona
$30,890
Utah
$27,810
Oklahoma
$26,540
Virginia
$25,650
New Jersey
$21,790
Tennessee
$20,860



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