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Artists Manager Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$70,994 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Artists Manager is $70,994 a year and $34 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Artists Manager is between $51,062 and $87,463. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Manages affairs of entertainers by participating in negotiations with agents and others concerning contracts and business matters affecting clients' interests, and advises clients on career development and advancement: represents client in negotiations with officials of unions, motion picture or television studios, theatrical productions, or entertainment house, for favorable contracts and financial fees to be received for engagements.
  • Advises client concerning contracts, wardrobe, and effective presentation of act, according to knowledge of show business.
  • Procures services of professional personnel in particular phase of show business to create or design format of original act, or prepare special material for new act to advance client's career.
  • Manages business details of tours and engagements, such as obtaining reservations for transportation and hotel accommodations, and making disbursements for road expenses.
  • Represents client in public contacts, such as handling fan mail, telephone inquiries, and requests for personal appearances.
  • May audition new talent for representation purposes.
  • May procure bookings for clients.
Artists Manager Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

Job family population: 15,450

Estimated population of Artists Manager jobs: 1,252

Rate of error: 4.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Artists Manager Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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May 23
Chicago, IL, USA
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