Average Talent Agent Salary

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The average salary for a Talent Agent is $48,157.
MEDIAN $48,157
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$30k - $100k
$520 - $20k
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$3k - $31k
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$28k - $104k

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Job Description for Talent Agent

Talent Agent Tasks
  • Work with talent to identify skills and appropriate bookings.
  • Defend clients and handle problems with performance, payment or other matters.
  • Negotiate with clients and talent for appropriate pricing and scheduling.
  • Work with venues and hiring managers to make bookings and develop long-term relationships.

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Popular Skills for Talent Agent

Skills in Contract Negotiation and Recruiting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales, Negotiation and People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Talent Agent

An entry-level Talent Agent with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $38,000 based on 26 salaries. An early career Talent Agent with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,311 based on 79 salaries. A mid-career Talent Agent with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Talent Agent with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,186 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,000.
Employees with Talent Agent in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 19.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (4.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (30.5% less), Dallas, Texas (29.8% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (3.0% less).

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