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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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. Ushers, Lobby Attendant, and Ticket Takers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$28,450
75th Percentile Wage
$21,850
50th Percentile Wage
$18,760
25th Percentile Wage
$17,440
10th Percentile Wage
$16,450

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 $28,450. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $18,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,450. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 72% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Table 2. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $18,760 0.43%
2013 $18,680 -0.27%
2012 $18,730 0.64%
2011 $18,610 0.27%
2010 $18,560 -

Table 2 shows the salary trend for ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 1.08%. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -0.27%.We also note that the average annual wage had a small growth of 0.64% in 2012 and a very small growth of 0.27% in 2011.

Table 3. Average Salary of Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers vs. Related Jobs

Table 4. Ushers, Lobby Attendant, and Ticket Takers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers in 12 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4. 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 professional, scientific, and technical services sector with an annual salary $25,970. The lowest paying sector is the management of companies and enterprises sector (annual salary $18,060).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$25,970
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$24,370
Transportation and Warehousing
$22,700
Health Care and Social Assistance
$22,600
Accommodation and Food Services
$21,790
Federal, State, and Local Government
$19,330
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$19,140
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$19,100
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$18,700
Information
$18,350
Educational Services
$18,300
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$18,060

Table 5. 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 $17,420 to $25,170. The highest paying state for ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers is Nevada with a median annual salary of $25,170. The lowest paying state is Wyoming with a median annual salary of $17,420. 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
$25,170
Washington
$22,770
New York
$22,550
District of Columbia
$21,630
Massachusetts
$20,420
North Dakota
$19,950
New Jersey
$19,580
Oregon
$19,530
Pennsylvania
$19,380
California
$19,160
Rhode Island
$19,090
Colorado
$19,070
Connecticut
$19,040
Illinois
$19,040
Vermont
$19,020
Hawaii
$18,860
Montana
$18,850
West Virginia
$18,850
Michigan
$18,820
Delaware
$18,800
Ohio
$18,590
Wisconsin
$18,520
Florida
$18,400
Arizona
$18,390
Maine
$18,320
Missouri
$18,250
Alaska
$18,240
Louisiana
$18,240
Kansas
$18,200
South Dakota
$18,080
Georgia
$18,070
Minnesota
$18,060
Idaho
$18,040
Mississippi
$17,960
Iowa
$17,930
Maryland
$17,930
Nebraska
$17,890
Texas
$17,880
Indiana
$17,860
Utah
$17,830
Tennessee
$17,820
North Carolina
$17,800
Arkansas
$17,720
New Mexico
$17,720
Virginia
$17,720
South Carolina
$17,680
Oklahoma
$17,650
New Hampshire
$17,540
Kentucky
$17,490
Puerto Rico
$17,460
Wyoming
$17,420