According to Rumford, the most talented rodeo clowns make between $150,000 and $200,000 per year. Business Insider has also reported that top bullfighters make more than $100,000 annually.
WINNINGS: Professional cowboys can generally bring in from $40,000 to $170,000 a year. Larger rodeos hold the potential for winnings up to $100,000 , but on average a cowboy is doing a good job if he brings in $1,000 per rodeo, Hofer said.
Careers website Indeed.com, which allows users to self-report their earnings, lists the average salary for clowns at $36,000 annually. The average rodeo clown makes about $51,000 a year. Your earnings as a clown , like many freelance gigs, largely depend on your skills and experience level.
Approach and talk with rodeo clowns to get the low down on the job. Apprentice at smaller, or youth, rodeos . It’s a good place to learn the ropes. You may even want to attend clown training schools where you’ll learn typical clown behavior, comedy routines, face painting skills, and even how to handle bulls.
Matadors are usually gored every season, with picadors and banderilleros being gored less often. With the discovery of antibiotics and advances in surgical techniques, fatalities are now rare, although over the past three centuries 534 professional bullfighters have died in the ring or from injuries sustained there.
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Clowning is still one of the most unusual and character-driven areas of performance art. There are no formal academic qualifications to becoming a clown , although a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts or in Visual and Performing Arts can be useful. Both degrees teach the skills necessary to conduct a public performance.
Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Clown Jobs
|City||Annual Salary||Monthly Pay|
|San Mateo, CA||$56,099||$4,675|
|Daly City, CA||$54,141||$4,512|
Bull riding rules Ride Scoring. The basics: A qualified ride is eight seconds. The method: Four judges rate each rider and each bull on a scale from 1-25. The bull : The bull always receives a score, even if the rider is bucked off. The rider : A rider only receives a score if he lasts the required 8 seconds.
There’s not much data available on clown salaries, with Glassdoor offering one data point for for a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey clown. The range was $85,000 to $92,000. Rodeo clowns, a subset of jokesters who distract bulls so riders can get away from them, earn about $51,000 a year.