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Box Office Manager Salary

The average pay for a Box Office Manager is $36,051 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$25,372 - $53,515
(Median)
$25K
$36K
$54K
MEDIAN: $36,050
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90%

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$9.39 - $18.83
(Median)
$9
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,372 - $53,515  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,057  
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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$24,529 - $51,456  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 193
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.39 - $18.83  
   
Overtime
$5.62 - $27.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,057  
   
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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$24,529 - $51,456  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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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

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

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Experience Affects Box Office Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 49%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Box Office Manager Salaries

National Average
$35,000

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

People Management
up arrow 2%

up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 19%
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