Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Live Performance Stage Managers. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $31K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $39K on average. Live Performance Stage Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $40K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $52K.