Theater Manager Salary (United States)

A Theater Manager earns an average salary of $36,988 per year. A skill in Budget Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Theater Manager Total Pay (?
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$23,739 - $60,100
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MEDIAN: $36,988
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Theater Manager Total Pay (?
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$7.96 - $14.88
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$23,739 - $60,100  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,842  
Commission
$2,909 - $9,826  
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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$19,556 - $53,463  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 239
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.96 - $14.88  
   
Overtime
$5.50 - $22.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,842  
   
Commission
$2,909 - $9,826  
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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$19,556 - $53,463  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 239
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Job Description for Theater Manager
  • Mentor and oversee all departments to insure that the theater is in compliance with all terms of its agreements.
  • Manage relationships with artist unions, including AEA, USA, SDC and other appropriate associations.
  • Work with the Director of Production, Producer and Line Producers to prepare, supervise and manage annual production budgets while maintaining strict financial discipline.
  • Negotiate and create appropriate contracts to engage all production personnel.
  • Work with the Artistic, Production and Facilities departments in coordinating the yearly calendar of activities, maximizing the efficiency of operations.

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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Theater Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 30%
Late-Career
up arrow 24%
Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
National Average
$31,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Theater Manager Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 95%
Operations Management
up arrow 4%
National Average
$31,000
Customer Service
up arrow 23%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
37%
female alumni
 
Male
63%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 40%
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