Box Office Manager Salary

A Box Office Manager earns an average salary of $38,171 per year. A skill in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$27,726 - $53,616
$28K
$38K
$54K
MEDIAN: $38,171
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90%

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$10.93 - $19.00
$11
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$19
MEDIAN: $14.78
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$27,726 - $53,616  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,122  
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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$26,689 - $52,163  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 128
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.93 - $19.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.86  
Overtime
$0.00 - $41.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,122  
   
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).
)
$26,689 - $52,163  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Box Office Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,405

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Key Stats for Box Office Manager

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Box Office Manager Salaries

▲43%

▲15%

▲8%

National Average
$36,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Box Office Manager Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲13%

National Average
$36,000

Database Management & Reporting
▼2%

Training
▼3%



▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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