Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

General Information

Description

Represent and promote artists, performers, and athletes in dealings with current or prospective employers. May handle contract negotiation and other business matters for clients.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures
  • Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
  • Performing Arts Companies
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$66,040

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$79,920
$33,720
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 49%
  • Some college 24%
  • High school 11%
  • Master's degree 5%
  • Associate's degree 2%
  • Post baccalaureate 2%
  • First professional degree 2%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Clerical
  • Administration and Management
  • Communications and Media

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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