What Percentage Does a Sports Agent Make?

Answer Sports agents usually make between 3 and 5 percent of a player's total contract, according to Rayla Allison of the University of Minnesota's Sports Business Institute. Sponsorships and speaking eng... Read More »

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How much does a sports agent make a year?

The salary depends on the pay of their clients and their experience. According to Payscale as of March 2010, a sports agent can average $39,305 per year for less than 1 year of experience all the w... Read More »

How much does a professional sports agent make?

As of May 2009, professional sports agents made an average of $42.04 per hour or $87,430 per year. The lowest-paid 10 percent of professional sports agents made $25,860 or more, while the highest-p... Read More »

What is a sports agent?

When a professional athlete is a free agent and looking for a new contract, his sports agent is the one who does the negotiating with the teams. Rather than have the player make the deal, the agent... Read More »

How do I become a sports agent?

On one hand, being a sports agent is glamorous. You get to rub shoulders with famous people and get great seats at sporting events. But it's also a lot of pressure. You need to negotiate contracts ... Read More »