Entertainment and recreation managers

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Total Workforce

56.6k

Average Age

42

Average Salary

$59,616

Average Male Salary

$66,010

Average Female Salary

$50,193

About

Entertainment and recreation managers are most often employed by the Amusement & Recreation industry. The average yearly wage for Entertainment and recreation managers was $59,616 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Entertainment and recreation managers by wage are Private detectives & investigators, Firstline supervisors of office & administrative support workers, and Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Entertainment and recreation managers are Spring Valley & Summerlin South PUMA, NV, Las Vegas City (Southwest) PUMA, NV, and Paradise (Northwest) & Winchester PUMA, NV. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Entertainment and recreation managers are Las Vegas City (Southwest) PUMA, NV, Paradise (Northwest) & Winchester PUMA, NV, and Spring Valley & Summerlin South PUMA, NV.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Entertainment and recreation managers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Amusement & Recreation is the industry that employs the most Entertainment and recreation managers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Entertainment and recreation managers, by average wage, is Performing arts companies. Entertainment and recreation managers are paid most in Carson City, Lyon, Douglas & Storey Counties PUMA, NV but are relatively concentrated in Las Vegas City (Southwest) PUMA, NV.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$59,616

AVERAGE SALARY

± $6,307

In 2018, Entertainment and recreation managers earned an average of $59,616, $5,727 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Private detectives & investigators make somewhat more than Entertainment and recreation managers while Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Entertainment and recreation managers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.431

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Entertainment and recreation managers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.431, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Entertainment and recreation managers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Entertainment and recreation managers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Entertainment and recreation managers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Entertainment and recreation managers, by number of employees, are Amusement & Recreation, Traveler accommodation, and Motion pictures & video industries.

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Industries by Share

56.6k

2018 Workforce

± 5,837

This graphic shows the share of Entertainment and recreation managers employed by various industries. Amusement & Recreation employs the largest share of Entertainment and recreation managers at  74.4%, followed by Traveler accommodation with 3.95% and Motion pictures & video industries with 3.62%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Entertainment and recreation managers in the US. The average age of male Entertainment and recreation managers in the workforce is 42.9 and of female Entertainment and recreation managers is 40.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Entertainment and recreation managers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

33.7k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 4,506

22.9k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 3,712

59.6% of Entertainment and recreation managers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Entertainment and recreation managers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Entertainment and recreation managers

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. White (Hispanic)

  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

65.9% of Entertainment and recreation managers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 11.5% of Entertainment and recreation managers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Entertainment and recreation managers.

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Age by Gender

42.9

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.82

40.7

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 2.24

The median age of Entertainment and recreation managers is 42, and Male employees are generally 2.15 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Entertainment and recreation managers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Entertainment and recreation managers is Business but a relatively high number of Entertainment and recreation managers hold a major in Parks, Recreation, & Leisure.

Majors

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