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All About Sports Entertainers and Performers

Position Description All entertainers and performers, sports and related workers not listed separately.

Other Sports Entertainer Job Titles

  • Marionette Performer
  • Stunt Performer
  • Circus Performer
  • Rodeo Performer
  • Rope Walker

Sports Entertainer Employment Estimates

In 2016, there was an estimated number of 26,700 jobs in the United States for Sports Entertainer or Performer. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 8.2% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 2,200 new jobs for Sports Entertainer or Performer by 2026. The BLS estimates 3,200 yearly job openings in this field.


The states with the most job growth for Sports Entertainer are Utah, Washington, and District of Columbia. Watch out if you plan on working in North Dakota, New Hampshire, or Idaho. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Sports Entertainers and Performers Sector


Sports Entertainers and Performers work in the following industries:



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