As of 2014, the average salary of an NFL cheerleader ranges from $70 to $150 per game; however, some experienced cheerleaders may earn as much as $250 to $375 per game. Twenty-six of the current 32 NFL franchises employ cheerleading squads.
In September 2014, the Oakland Raiders' Raiderettes squad was awarded a $125 million settlement in back wages after current and former cheerleaders claimed that countless hours of preparation and game day work amounted to far less than minimum wage.
Cheerleader-related lawsuits have also been filed on behalf of the Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Buffalo Bills. The 2014 season marked the first since 1967 that the Jills, as a result of the suit, have not taken the sidelines in Buffalo.Learn More
According to the 2012 Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average median salary of an architect is $73,090 per year, or $35.14 per hour. The top 10 percent of the profession make about $118,230 per year, the bottom 10 percent make $44,600 per year. The middle 50 percent of architects make a salary that ranges between $53,480 and $91,870 per year. The average annual salary for architects varies greatly depending upon education, skill, levels of experience and location.Full Answer >
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, veterinary technicians make a median wage of $30,290 per year, or $14.56 an hour, as of May 2012. Those technicians who work at higher-education institutions and for the state earn a median wage of $37,190.Full Answer >
A snowboarder typically earns paid entrance fees and free equipment from his sponsor, in addition to the cash prizes won at competitions. Well-performing athletes earn a salary up to $1,000 per month from their sponsors above those typical earnings.Full Answer >
According to the National Federation of Professional Trainers, professional trainers average an annual income of just over $31,000; those with areas of specialization and certificates earn more. Salaries for personal trainers, like other occupations, vary depending on skills, qualifications and geographical location. Trainers holding advanced degrees and working in larger metropolitan areas generally earn more than less-skilled workers.Full Answer >