Salary for Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
Also known as: Artist Manager, Artist Representative, Author's Agent, Band Manager, Booking Agent, Booking Manager, Fight Manager, Literary Agent, Modeling Agent, Talent Agent
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SEE MORE SALARIES FOR MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION PROFESSIONALSAgents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes have the unique opportunity to audition and evaluate a wide pool of potential clients. Once they made their selection and signed a contract, they handle the financial and contractual aspects of their clients' lives. Their duties vary by the particular contract that they sign, but often include arranging lodging, public appearances, negotiating with managers, promoters, union officials, and others regarding their client's contractual obligations, and develop contacts with groups, organizations and individuals to ensure their client's success. Agents and business managers also must keep informed of industry trends and changes, and collect fees, commissions, and payments according to the terms of their contract. The position requires excellent communication and organizational skills. Most agents and business managers have some college education or a Bachelor's degree, although this is not a requirement for the occupation.
A Agent or Business Manager can receive salaries ranging between $35,840 and $190,500 depending on the level of seniority. can earn an average wage of ninety-eight thousand and seventy dollars per annum.
are compensated at the highest average salary in North Carolina, where they receive a compensation of close to about $117,880. People working these jobs can get the best compensation in Management of Companies and Enterprises, where they can get salary pay of $118,880.
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 41.31 percent nationwide in that time.
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes tend to make the most in the following industries:
In general, they earn less within the industries below: