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Life As a Sports Entertainer or Performer

Sports Entertainer Definition All entertainers and performers, sports and related workers not listed separately.

Other Sports Entertainer Job Titles

  • Spiritualist
  • Organ Grinder
  • Numerologist
  • Rope Walker
  • Showman

Sports Entertainer Job Outlook

There were about 26,700 jobs for Sports Entertainer or Performer in 2016 (in the United States). 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. Due to new job openings and attrition, there will be an average of 3,200 job openings in this field each year.


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.

Who Employs Sports Entertainers and Performers?


The table below shows some of the most common industries where those employed in this career field work.



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