Olympic pole-vaulters have been catching the public’s eye for years. So what is their salary? The average annual pay of a professional Olympic pole-vaulter is $87,000. Their salaries tend to be between the $53,000 to $136,000 range. Top performers can easily break $1 million through national sponsorship and commercial endorsements. Many earn bonuses for each medal they take home. The standard rates for medal wins is $25,000-$105,000 for gold, $15,000 to $65,000 for silver, and $10,000 to $45,000 for bronze.