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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
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|
|District of Columbia|| |
|New York|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |