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Ushers, Lobby Attendant, and Ticket Takers Salary Information

The salary statistics of ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers 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. Ushers, Lobby Attendant, and Ticket Takers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,210
25th Percentile Wage
$18,690
50th Percentile Wage
$20,820
75th Percentile Wage
$24,330
90th Percentile Wage
$30,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers is $30,660. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $20,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,210. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 78% 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 ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$20,820
4.32% 10.04%
2016
$19,920
3.71% -
2015
$19,180
2.19% -
2014
$18,760
0.43% -
2013
$18,680
-0.27% -
2012
$18,730
- -

Table 2. Ushers, Lobby Attendant, and Ticket Takers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers in 14 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 ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers occupations is the real estate and rental and leasing sector with an annual salary $27,500. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $17,650).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$27,500
Transportation and Warehousing
$23,190
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$22,960
Accommodation and Food Services
$22,660
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$22,530
Health Care and Social Assistance
$21,660
Federal, State, and Local Government
$21,490
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$20,000
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$19,980
Information
$19,850
Educational Services
$19,800
Construction
$19,170
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$19,130
Retail Trade
$17,650

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers by States

From the above tables we note that not only ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers 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 ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,060 to $25,470. The highest paying state for ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers is Nevada with a median annual salary of $25,470. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,060. For more salary information of ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Nevada
$25,470
Washington
$25,450
District of Columbia
$25,270
Massachusetts
$23,950
California
$23,530
New York
$23,320
Oregon
$23,150
Minnesota
$22,640
Alaska
$22,590
Rhode Island
$22,580
Connecticut
$22,580
Arizona
$21,250
Maryland
$21,010
New Jersey
$20,500
Colorado
$20,460
Vermont
$20,260
Michigan
$20,260
Hawaii
$20,250
Nebraska
$20,140
Illinois
$20,050
South Dakota
$19,880
Pennsylvania
$19,770
Ohio
$19,660
Louisiana
$19,610
Delaware
$19,470
West Virginia
$19,420
Kansas
$19,300
Maine
$19,270
Guam
$19,190
Florida
$19,170
Texas
$19,110
Arkansas
$19,090
Utah
$19,030
Montana
$18,930
Missouri
$18,860
Idaho
$18,810
Tennessee
$18,760
North Carolina
$18,760
North Dakota
$18,760
Wisconsin
$18,710
New Hampshire
$18,700
Iowa
$18,650
New Mexico
$18,620
Virginia
$18,610
Mississippi
$18,560
Georgia
$18,540
Wyoming
$18,490
South Carolina
$18,180
Alabama
$18,170
Oklahoma
$18,150
Indiana
$18,140
Kentucky
$18,110
Puerto Rico
$18,060



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