Athlete salary

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What is the average salary for an Athlete?

The average salary of an Athlete is $71,850. Please note that the average salary for an Athlete may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

Senior

The top 25% of Athletes in United States earn:

$73,460
Experienced

The middle 50% of Athletes in United States earn:

$39,050
Junior

The bottom 25% of Athletes in United States earn:

$26,950
Starting

The bottom 10% of Athletes in United States earn:

$18,630

Historical salary

Athlete salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Illinois 123,440 1
Oklahoma 123,080 2
California 118,660 3
North Carolina 117,650 4
Pennsylvania 116,510 5
Washington 115,990 6
Texas 106,460 7
Wisconsin 83,080 8
Louisiana 79,330 9
Massachusetts 76,440 10
United States 71,850 11
Ohio 69,400 12
Idaho 67,590 13
Arizona 65,310 14
Minnesota 60,550 15
Utah 58,940 16
New York 58,670 17
Missouri 58,590 18
Michigan 56,060 19
Nebraska 53,580 20
Indiana 52,260 21
South Carolina 49,740 22
Connecticut 48,310 23
Arkansas 43,390 24
Iowa 41,700 25
Kentucky 40,810 26
Florida 39,500 27
Virginia 38,900 28
Mississippi 35,830 29

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