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.

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.