Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Live Performance Stage Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $35K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $38K on average. For Live Performance Stage Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $40K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $51K.