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Life As a Sports Entertainer or Performer

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

  • Show Worker
  • Stunt Man
  • Contortionist
  • Variety Performer
  • Psychic Reader

Is There Going to be Demand for Sports Entertainers and Performers?

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. There will be an estimated 3,200 positions for Sports Entertainer per 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.

Where Sports Entertainers and Performers Are Employed


Below are examples of industries where Sports Entertainers and Performers work:



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