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Sports Executives


General managers, team presidents, and other sports executives may earn salaries that range from $68,600 to more than $187,200 per year. Those in the minor leagues earn far less, only $20,000 to $50,000 while star managers can earn $1 million or more per year in the majors. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, general and operations managers for sports organizations earned average annual salaries of $100,780 in May 2019. Chief executive officers earned an average of $184,460, while earnings for managers of departments, such as advertising, human resources, marketing, and sales ranged between $61,930 and $208,000.

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