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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,970
25th Percentile Wage
$18,270
50th Percentile Wage
$19,920
75th Percentile Wage
$23,470
90th Percentile Wage
$29,690

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 $29,690. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $19,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,970. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 74% 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 ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201619,9203.71%5.97%
201519,1802.19%-
201418,7600.43%-
201318,680-0.27%-
201218,730--

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

The average salaries of ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers in 10 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 $24,050. The lowest paying sector is the management of companies and enterprises sector (annual salary $18,910).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$24,050
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$23,330
Health Care and Social Assistance
$22,600
Accommodation and Food Services
$21,970
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$20,820
Federal, State, and Local Government
$20,810
Information
$19,380
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$19,130
Educational Services
$19,110
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$18,910

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 $17,830 to $27,400. The highest paying state for ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers is Nevada with a median annual salary of $27,400. The lowest paying state is Maine with a median annual salary of $17,830. 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
$27,400
Washington
$26,580
District of Columbia
$25,270
New Jersey
$24,740
Massachusetts
$22,220
California
$22,190
Rhode Island
$21,600
New York
$21,460
Oregon
$20,450
Alaska
$20,300
Vermont
$20,260
Connecticut
$20,180
Illinois
$20,180
Minnesota
$20,120
South Dakota
$19,640
Michigan
$19,440
Nebraska
$19,380
Ohio
$19,350
Colorado
$19,330
Pennsylvania
$19,280
West Virginia
$19,230
Hawaii
$19,190
Missouri
$19,190
Arkansas
$19,170
Maryland
$19,150
Louisiana
$19,030
Arizona
$18,950
North Dakota
$18,910
Delaware
$18,840
Florida
$18,840
Iowa
$18,690
Montana
$18,660
Texas
$18,590
Wisconsin
$18,500
Georgia
$18,480
Virginia
$18,370
New Hampshire
$18,280
North Carolina
$18,280
Utah
$18,270
Kansas
$18,200
Oklahoma
$18,180
Alabama
$18,150
Tennessee
$18,130
South Carolina
$18,100
Wyoming
$18,100
New Mexico
$18,090
Mississippi
$18,020
Kentucky
$18,000
Indiana
$17,960
Puerto Rico
$17,910
Maine
$17,830


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