The average salary for a Box Office Manager is $38,357 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$27,861 - $53,610
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$28K
$38K
$54K
MEDIAN: $38,357
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$10.65 - $18.95
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$27,861 - $53,610  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,946  
Profit Sharing
$450.00  
Commission
$5,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,558 - $52,197  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 139
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.65 - $18.95  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.86  
Overtime
$0.00 - $27.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,946  
   
Commission
$5,500  
Profit Sharing
$450.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$26,558 - $52,197  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Job Description for Box Office Manager

Theaters that specialize in showing movies, plays, or live musical performances are the typical employers of box office managers. This person is primarily concerned with the day-to-day operations and cash-handling aspects of the theater. He or she trains, schedules, and supervises the staff who will handle ticket sales directly with customers. This manager also will typically perform customer service work with ticket buyers as well. Additionally, the box office manager's job likely includes key bookkeeping segments to ensure that money for tickets is accounted for and reconciled properly.

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Box Office Manager Tasks

  • Review and update ordering and delivery process, ensuring high quality customer experience.
  • Oversee ticketing software and web page updates, troubleshooting and testing.
  • Interact with customers, particularly special needs and high profile individuals.
  • Hire, train, and schedule box office staff and ticket sellers.
  • Maintain appearance of box office and virtual presence.

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Pay by Experience Level for Box Office Manager

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Experience Affects Box Office Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%



National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Box Office Manager Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 12%

National Average
$36,000

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 2%

Training
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

People Management
up arrow 4%

up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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