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.

$28,027 - $52,476
$28K
$38K
$52K
MEDIAN: $37,932
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$11.05 - $19.13
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MEDIAN: $14.94
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,027 - $52,476  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,122  
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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$27,120 - $51,433  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.05 - $19.13  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.86  
Overtime
$16.64 - $36.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,122  
   
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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$27,120 - $51,433  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | 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

  • 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

Pay by Experience for a Box Office Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Box Office Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 91 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Box Office Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Box Office Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 29 salaries. A Box Office Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,370

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Key Stats for Box Office Manager

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%
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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
▼1%

Training
▼3%



▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 17%
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