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NFL overview

The National Football League is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference and the American Football Conference.
The staff at NFL come from unusually diverse demographic backgrounds. The company is 22.6% female and 39.7% ethnic minorities. Even though it has great demographic diversity, NFL notably lacks in political diversity. It has an unusually high proportion of employees who are members of the Democratic Party, at 70.4%. Despite having coworkers who agree with each other about politics, employees at NFL tend to have relatively short tenures. Staff members usually stay with the company for 2.6 years. The average employee at NFL makes $83,912 per year, which is competitive for its industry and location. Some of its highest paying competitors, Major League Soccer, NHL, and Us Olympic Entertainment, pay $83,722, $64,071, and $63,347, respectively.
Based in New York, New York, NFL is a key player in the retail industry with 1,795 employees and an annual revenue of $750.0M.

The Organization’s Mission

To provide our fans, communities and partners the highest quality sports and entertainment in the world, and to do so in a way that is consistent with our values.


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NFL Rankings

NFL is ranked #98 on the Best Retail Companies to Work For in America 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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NFL Salaries

How much does NFL pay?
The national average salary for an NFL employee in the United States is $83,912 per year. Employees in the top 10 percent can make over $147,000 per year, while employees at the bottom 10 percent earn less than $47,000 per year.
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NFL Salaries By Job Title

The average employee at NFL earns a yearly salary of $83,912 per year, but different jobs can earn drastically different salaries. Some of the job titles with high salaries at NFL are Operations Director, Senior Manager Of Marketing, Law Clerk, and Site Director. A typical Operations Director salary at NFL is $143,423. Other roles at NFL include Mailroom Clerk and Camera Operator. A Mailroom Clerk at NFL earns an average yearly salary of $41,297.

NFL careers

On average, employees at NFL stay with the company for 2.6 years. Employees most commonly join NFL after leaving ESPN. When they leave NFL, they most frequently get their next job at ESPN.

Average Length of Employment
NBA2.7 years


2.6 years
Top Employers Before NFL
ESPN15.5 %
CBS7.8 %
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Top Employers After NFL
ESPN12.1 %
CBS5.6 %
Target5.4 %
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NFL Employee Political Affiliation


Employee Political Donations

Kimberly RossBusiness Developer
$75,000Republican Party
Eric GrubmanExecutive
$35,400Republican Party
Rodney PeeteNFL Player
$30,400Democratic Party
Roger GoodellCommissioner
$20,720Republican Party
Jeffrey PashLawyer
$17,700Democratic Party
Demaurice SmithExecutive Director
$16,500Democratic Party
Jason PetersAthlete
$10,000Democratic Party
Eve RosenbaumManager
$7,025Democratic Party
IRA FishmanChief Operating Officer
$5,500Democratic Party
Michael BidwillExecutive
$5,400Republican Party
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NFL Financial Performance

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NFL Competitors

Based on our research, similar companies to NFL are Major League Soccer, NHL, and Us Olympic Entertainment. The average salaries at Major League Soccer rank the highest, with their employees earning an average salary of $83,722 per year. The salaries at NHL average $64,071 per year, and the salaries at Us Olympic Entertainment come in at $63,347 per year.

Frequently Asked Questions about NFL

When was NFL founded?

NFL was founded in 1920.

How many Employees does NFL have?

NFL has 1,795 employees.

How much money does NFL make?

NFL generates $750.0M in revenue.

What industry is NFL in?

NFL is in the leisure products industry.

What is NFL's mission?

NFL's mission statement is "To provide our fans, communities and partners the highest quality sports and entertainment in the world, and to do so in a way that is consistent with our values."

What type of company is NFL?

NFL is a private company.

Who are NFL's competitors?

NFL competitors include NBA, Major League Soccer, San Francisco 49ers, NHL, Buffalo Bills, Green Bay Packers, Los Angeles Chargers, Wegmans Food Markets, Dallas Cowboys, H-E-B, Dreams Inc.,, Marc's, PetSmart, Circuit City, CSR, Us Olympic Entertainment, Blockbuster, Vons, Holiday Companies.

Where is NFL's headquarters?

NFL's headquarters is in New York, NY.

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