Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

27-2099 Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

All entertainers and performers, sports and related workers not listed separately.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
17,920 13.7 % $23.34 (4) 6.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.66 $10.45 $15.23 $26.16 $39.93
(4)

Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Motion Picture and Video Industries 4,690 1.33 $31.80 (4)
Performing Arts Companies 3,050 2.69 $18.02 (4)
Amusement Parks and Arcades 2,230 1.36 $14.67 (4)
Traveler Accommodation 1,920 0.11 $24.59 (4)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,470 0.05 $20.77 (4)

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Performing Arts Companies 3,050 2.69 $18.02 (4)
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers 870 1.83 $29.41 (4)
Amusement Parks and Arcades 2,230 1.36 $14.67 (4)
Motion Picture and Video Industries 4,690 1.33 $31.80 (4)
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures 100 0.53 $21.84 (4)

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Motion Picture and Video Industries 4,690 1.33 $31.80 (4)
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers 870 1.83 $29.41 (4)
Employment Services 440 0.01 $27.78 (4)
Traveler Accommodation 1,920 0.11 $24.59 (4)
Local Government (OES Designation) 170 (7) $23.30 (4)


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 5,040 0.36 2.57 $22.14 (4)
Florida 4,320 0.60 4.32 $13.93 (4)
New Jersey 1,540 0.41 2.93 $30.32 (4)
Nevada 1,130 1.02 7.27 $46.09 (4)
Pennsylvania 460 0.08 0.59 $19.10 (4)




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nevada 1,130 1.02 7.27 $46.09 (4)
Florida 4,320 0.60 4.32 $13.93 (4)
New Jersey 1,540 0.41 2.93 $30.32 (4)
California 5,040 0.36 2.57 $22.14 (4)
Hawaii 130 0.23 1.64 $18.19 (4)




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nevada 1,130 1.02 7.27 $46.09 (4)
New York (8) (8) (8) $38.71 (4)
New Jersey 1,540 0.41 2.93 $30.32 (4)
Massachusetts 70 0.02 0.16 $29.56 (4)
Illinois 150 0.03 0.20 $26.80 (4)





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 2,030 2.08 14.91 $15.46 (4)
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL 1,330 5.71 40.90 $11.90 (4)
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 1,110 1.38 9.89 $46.44 (4)
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 830 6.23 44.58 $36.03 (4)
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, FL Metropolitan Division 340 0.68 4.90 $10.44 (4)
Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division 320 0.33 2.38 $29.20 (4)
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 280 0.23 1.66 $18.43 (4)
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 130 0.09 0.68 $22.51 (4)
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 120 0.03 0.24 $29.97 (4)
Lexington-Fayette, KY 120 0.48 3.46 $13.81 (4)




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 830 6.23 44.58 $36.03 (4)
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL 1,330 5.71 40.90 $11.90 (4)
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 2,030 2.08 14.91 $15.46 (4)
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 1,110 1.38 9.89 $46.44 (4)
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, FL Metropolitan Division 340 0.68 4.90 $10.44 (4)
Lexington-Fayette, KY 120 0.48 3.46 $13.81 (4)
Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division 320 0.33 2.38 $29.20 (4)
Honolulu, HI 100 0.23 1.65 $18.00 (4)
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 280 0.23 1.66 $18.43 (4)
Akron, OH 40 0.14 0.98 $13.87 (4)




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 1,110 1.38 9.89 $46.44 (4)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division (8) (8) (8) $40.34 (4)
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 80 0.10 0.69 $37.40 (4)
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 830 6.23 44.58 $36.03 (4)
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 120 0.03 0.24 $29.97 (4)
Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division 320 0.33 2.38 $29.20 (4)
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 110 0.13 0.96 $27.82 (4)
Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division (8) (8) (8) $27.80 (4)
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 50 0.05 0.33 $24.90 (4)
Baltimore-Towson, MD (8) (8) (8) $24.70 (4)


About May 2011 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(4) Wages for some occupations that do not generally work year-round, full time, are reported either as hourly wages or annual salaries depending on how they are typically paid.

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2011 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2011 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2011 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2011 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

List of Occupations in SOC Code Number Order

List of Occupations in Alphabetical Order

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Technical Notes

Last Modified Date: March 27, 2012

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