Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries

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Workforce

456k

2016 BLS Estimate

Average Employee Age

39.6

Estimated Job Growth

0.6%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$49,568

Average Male Salary

$58,205

Average Female Salary

$37,382

About

The top three occupations in the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group are Musicians, singers, & related workers, Miscellaneous managers, Artists & related workers, Writers & authors, and Athletes, coaches, umpires, & related workers. On average, full-time employees in the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group work 45.5 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $66,780. Part-time employees in the same industry work 19.8 hours and earn an average annual salary of $19,349.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group are Upper West Side & West Side PUMA, NY, West Hollywood & Beverly Hills Cities PUMA, CA, and LA City (Central/Pacific Palisades) PUMA, CA. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group. Musicians, singers, & related workers are the most common position, but the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Actors, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries goes to Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, & farm products.

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Occupations by Share

456k

Workforce (BLS Estimate)

ACS Estimate: 545k

-3.97%

1 Year Growth

± 4.84%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 456k people employed in the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group in 2016.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -3.97%, , from 568k people in 2016 to 545k people in 2017.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Musicians, singers, & related workers represent the largest share of positions held in Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries at 9.17%, followed by Miscellaneous managers with 7.71% and Artists & related workers with 5.2%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group, by number of employees, are Musicians, singers, & related workers, Miscellaneous managers, Artists & related workers, Writers & authors, and Athletes, coaches, umpires, & related workers.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries employs an unusually high number of Actors, Musicians, singers, & related workers, and Dancers & choreographers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries, by average wage, are Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, & farm products, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, and Chief executives & legislators.

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Wages

Average Salary

$49,568

AVERAGE WAGE

± $2,443

On average, employees in the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group make $49,568 per year. This number makes Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries the 147 highest paying Industry Group in the United States out of a total of 266 Industry Groups.

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Wage by Location

HIGHEST PAYING PUBLIC USE MICRODATA AREA

This map shows which public use microdata areas (PUMAs) pay the highest average salary to employees in the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.575

WAGE GINI

Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries has a wage GINI of 0.575, which is more than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries (shown in red) in comparison to the national average for those wage buckets (shown in gray).

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Opportunities

Spatial Concentration

This map shows the PUMAs in the United States that have revealed comparative advantage in the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $58,205 and $37,382. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

226k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±11.7k

319k

MALE WORKFORCE

±13.9k

58.5% of workers in the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$58,205

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$3,689

$37,382

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$2,631

On average, Male workers in the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group make 1.56 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. American Indian

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

  3. White

On average, American Indian employees in the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group earn 1.31 times more than other races and ethnicities. This chart shows the race and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group. Based on estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, this section indicates the amount of money spent by a specific industry in other industries. Professional and business services has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group is Professional and business services.

In this visualization, click on a category to expand or collapse it. All of the industries listed to the left are those places from which the highlighted industry has made purchases. They are the intermediate inputs to the highlighted industry. All those industries listed on the right side are those industries that have made purchases from the highlighted industry. They are the use of outputs of the highlighted industry. The visualizations below offer alternative ways to see and understand this data.

Industrial Flow

The closest comparable data for Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries is from Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services.

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Intermediate Inputs

The Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Professional and business services Industry. This visualization does not include labor and capital costs.

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Use of Output by Other Industries

The Professional and business services Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 8.13% in the next ten years. The Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group has a lower projected workforce growth at 0.6%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (2.2%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (24.6%).

Job Growth

0.6%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

8.13%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group, which is lower than the national average of 8.13%.

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Output Growth

2.2%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

24.6%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries Industry Group, which is lower than the national average of 24.6%

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