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How much money does a professional wrestler make?

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The median salary for a typical professional wrestler is $47,000 per year. Wrestler wages vary widely according to the wrestler's experience, locations worked and other factors.

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How much money does a professional wrestler make?
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Professional wrestlers who are heavily involved in the media are more likely to make more money than average professional wrestlers. Well-known professional wrestlers like Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, who is also involved in Hollywood blockbusters, make up to $70 million per year.

A professional wrestler like Triple H, who focuses mainly on performances in the ring, makes less at $25 million. This salary is still much higher than the average salary of a wrestler who only performs in local venues.

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