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Live Nation Entertainment overview

Live Nation is an American events promoter and venue operator based in Beverly Hills, California. Formed in 1996 by Robert F. X. Sillerman as SFX Entertainment, the company's business was built around consolidating concert promoters into a national company.
The staff at Live Nation Entertainment come from unusually diverse demographic backgrounds. The company is 45.5% female and 41.7% ethnic minorities. Even though it has great demographic diversity, Live Nation Entertainment notably lacks in political diversity. It has an unusually high proportion of employees who are members of the Democratic Party, at 89.3%. Despite having coworkers who agree with each other about politics, employees at Live Nation Entertainment tend to have relatively short tenures. Staff members usually stay with the company for 1.9 years. The average employee at Live Nation Entertainment makes $45,299 per year. Pay at Live Nation Entertainment is significantly lower than some of its highest paying competitors, like Netflix, Viacom, and Ralph Lauren, which pay $64,915, $63,761, and $63,204, respectively.
A large hospitality company with 8,800 employees and an annual revenue of $10.3B, Live Nation Entertainment is headquartered in Beverly Hills, California.

The Organization’s Mission

To improve the live entertainment experience and to drive major innovations in ticketing technology, marketing and service.


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The team at Live Nation Entertainment

Key People
  • Greg Maffei (Chairman)
  • Michael Rapino (CEO, Director, President)

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Live Nation Entertainment Rankings

Live Nation Entertainment is ranked #17 on the Best Hospitality Companies to Work For in California list. Zippia's Best Places to Work lists provide unbiased, data-based evaluations of companies. Rankings are based on government and proprietary data on salaries, company financial health, and employee diversity.

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Live Nation Entertainment Salaries

How much does Live Nation Entertainment pay?
The national average salary for a Live Nation Entertainment employee in the United States is $45,299 per year. Employees in the top 10 percent can make over $101,000 per year, while employees at the bottom 10 percent earn less than $20,000 per year.
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Live Nation Entertainment Salaries By Job Title

While Live Nation Entertainment employees earn an average yearly salary of $45,299, different roles can command different wages. The higher paying positions at Live Nation Entertainment include Data Scientist, Usher, Brand Ambassador, and Box Office Manager. A typical Data Scientist salary at Live Nation Entertainment is $88,841. Some of the other roles at Live Nation Entertainment are Marketing Internship and Sales Internship. A worker with the title Marketing Internship at Live Nation Entertainment earns an average salary of $23,054 per year.
Data Scientist
Brand Ambassador
Box Office Manager
Ticket Taker

Live Nation Entertainment careers

On average, employees at Live Nation Entertainment stay with the company for 1.9 years. Employees most commonly join Live Nation Entertainment after leaving Walmart. When they leave Live Nation Entertainment, they most frequently get their next job at McDonald's.

Average Length of Employment
Viacom2.9 years

Live Nation Entertainment

1.9 years
Top Employers Before Live Nation Entertainment
Walmart12.1 %
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Top Employers After Live Nation Entertainment
Walmart7.0 %
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Live Nation Entertainment Employee Political Affiliation

Live Nation Entertainment employees are most likely to be members of the Democratic Party. The largest donation made to a political party by a Live Nation Entertainment employee was by Michael Rapino. Michael Rapino donated $169,900 to the Democratic Party.

Democratic Party

89.3 %

Republican Party

10.7 %

Employee Political Donations

Michael RapinoChief Executive Officer
$169,900Democratic Party
Joseph BerchtoldChief Operating Officer
$57,200Democratic Party
Arthur FogelExecutive
$49,000Democratic Party
Michael RowlesAttorney
$42,000Democratic Party
Kathy WillardChief Finance Officer
$42,000Democratic Party
John HopmansExecutive Vice President
$41,000Democratic Party
Russell WallachMedium
$41,000Democratic Party
Estee PortnoySports Marketing
$22,700Democratic Party
Donald LawBusinessman
$17,250Democratic Party
Donald Law JrBusinessman
$9,350Democratic Party
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Live Nation Entertainment Financial Performance

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Live Nation Entertainment Subsidiaries

Subsidiaries to Live Nation Entertainment include Ticketmaster and House of Blues Entertainment. Employees at the parent company, Live Nation Entertainment, earn $45,299. In comparison, the salaries at Ticketmaster and House of Blues Entertainment are $43,208 and $39,291.

Live Nation Entertainment Competitors

Competitors of Live Nation Entertainment include Netflix, Viacom, and Ralph Lauren Corporation. The wages at Netflix average higher than the other similar companies, where the median salary is $64,915 per year. Employees at Viacom earn an average of $63,761 per year, and the employees at Ralph Lauren Corporation earn an average salary of $63,204 per year.

Frequently Asked Questions about Live Nation Entertainment

When was Live Nation Entertainment founded?

Live Nation Entertainment was founded in 2010.

How many Employees does Live Nation Entertainment have?

Live Nation Entertainment has 8,800 employees.

How much money does Live Nation Entertainment make?

Live Nation Entertainment generates $10.3B in revenue.

What industry is Live Nation Entertainment in?

Live Nation Entertainment is in the hotels, restaurants & leisure industry.

What is Live Nation Entertainment's mission?

Live Nation Entertainment's mission statement is "To improve the live entertainment experience and to drive major innovations in ticketing technology, marketing and service."

What type of company is Live Nation Entertainment?

Live Nation Entertainment is a public company.

Who are Live Nation Entertainment's competitors?

Live Nation Entertainment competitors include House of Blues Entertainment, Warner Music Group, Viacom, The Walt Disney Company, MGM Resorts International, Simon Property Group, Whole Foods Market, ABM Industries, Ticketmaster Corporation, Aramark, Casey's General Stores, Lowe's, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Netflix, Ralph Lauren Corporation, Costco Wholesale, Dillard's, Staples, Dollar Tree, Dick's Sporting Goods.

Who works at Live Nation Entertainment?

Greg Maffei (Chairman)

Michael Rapino (CEO, Director, President)

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