Professional Poker Player Salary

How much does a Professional Poker Player make?

The average Professional Poker Player in the US makes $64,168. Professional Poker Players make the most in San Francisco at $64,168, averaging total compensation 0% greater than the US average.

U.S. Average

$64,168
$19,910$187,200
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The average professional-poker-player in the US makes $64,168

Salary Ranges for Professional Poker Players

The salaries of Professional Poker Players in the US range from $19,910 to $187,200 , with a median salary of $44,680 . The middle 50% of Professional Poker Players makes $28,400, with the top 75% making $187,200.

How much tax will you have to pay as a Professional Poker Player

For an individual filer in this tax bracket, you would have an estimated average federal tax in 2018 of 22%. After a federal tax rate of 22% has been taken out, Professional Poker Players could expect to have a take-home pay of $54,111/year, with each paycheck equaling approximately $2,255*.

* assuming bi-monthly pay period. Taxes estimated using tax rates for a single filer using 2018 federal and state tax tables. Metro-specific taxes are not considered in calculations. This data is intended to be an estimate, not prescriptive financial or tax advice.

Quality of Life for Professional Poker Player

With a take-home pay of roughly $4,509/month, and the median 2BR apartment rental price of $2,506/mo**, a Professional Poker Player would pay 55.57% of their monthly take-home salary towards rent.

** This rental cost was derived according to an online report at Apartment List
*** Average cost of living was acquired from Numbeo's Cost of Living Index

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