The Review of Pay and Conditions in the Performing Arts Sector and Music Industry 2022 found the average weekly earnings in the arts and entertainment sector in Ireland in the last quarter of 2022 was €582.36, equating to 65% of the average (€900.26) for employees across all sectors.

This represented a drop of 1.8% when compared to average weekly earnings from the last quarter of 2021. Across Ireland, three of nine sectors reported a drop in average weekly earnings, with the arts and entertainment experiencing the steepest. In comparison, public sector workers saw an increase of 10.8% in their wages, while private sector workers had an average increase of 2%.

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