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.

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

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics