How much does the average Magician make annually?

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R.E.Byrnes
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Re: How much does the average Magician make annually?

Postby R.E.Byrnes » July 26th, 2012, 9:21 pm

A median might be more revealing; then again, the median might be $0 if you included everyone who claims to be a "magician."


Rick Kirkes
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Re: How much does the average Magician make annually?

Postby Rick Kirkes » May 5th, 2016, 1:57 pm

I bet that the money that magicians make falls under the " 20%-80% " rule. That is that, 20% of the magicians out there make 80% of the money..and the other 80% of magicians make 20% of the money.

That's the rule for most sales jobs, and I don't see magician's as being any different.

;)

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Re: How much does the average Magician make annually?

Postby performer » May 5th, 2016, 8:04 pm

I can tell you how to work out what an individual magician makes. Take the fee he claims to make, divide it by two and subtract $50. You will probably get the correct amount then.

John Signa
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Re: How much does the average Magician make annually?

Postby John Signa » May 5th, 2016, 8:57 pm

According to Charity And Restautant Assoc., the average magician makes about $132,768 in exposure.

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Brad Jeffers
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Re: How much does the average Magician make annually?

Postby Brad Jeffers » May 5th, 2016, 9:14 pm

performer wrote:I can tell you how to work out what an individual magician makes. Take the fee he claims to make, divide it by two and subtract $50.

Ahhh...
So Criss Angel actually only makes $34,999,950 a year.

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Re: How much does the average Magician make annually?

Postby performer » May 5th, 2016, 9:46 pm

Brad Jeffers wrote:
performer wrote:I can tell you how to work out what an individual magician makes. Take the fee he claims to make, divide it by two and subtract $50.

Ahhh...
So Criss Angel actually only makes $34,999,950 a year.


I do not classify Criss Angel as a magician so naturally he doesn't count. It has been reported to me that he uses profanity on stage. The VERY SECOND a "magician" uses bad language on stage is the very second he is no longer a magician.

I do not approve and I can assure you that my word on these matters is naturally gospel.

Rick Kirkes
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Re: How much does the average Magician make annually?

Postby Rick Kirkes » May 6th, 2016, 4:01 pm

How much is a Svengali deck going for these days?

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Re: How much does the average Magician make annually?

Postby performer » May 6th, 2016, 8:00 pm

10 dollars usually when pitching them. However, in a magic shop they can be sold for much more. Having said that there are ways of getting $20 for a ten dollar item......................................


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