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What Do Sports Entertainer or Performer Do?

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

Other Sports Entertainer Job Titles

  • Phrenologist
  • Handicapper
  • Palmist
  • Stuntman
  • Baton Twirler

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.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Sports Entertainers and Performers in U.S.

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?

Sports Entertainer Sectors

The table below shows the approximate number of Sports Entertainers and Performers employed by various industries.

Sports Entertainer Industries


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