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Actor Salary

$89,606 (USD)

Average Salary

$43/hr

Average Hourly

$2,751

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Actor is $89,606 a year and $43 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Actor is between $63,628 and $110,939. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Actor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Portrays role in dramatic production to interpret character or present characterization to audience.
  • Utilizes fundamental theatrical concepts and techniques.
  • Rehearses part to learn lines and cues as directed.
  • Interprets serious or comic role by speech, gesture, and body movement.
  • Entertains or inform audience for stage, motion picture, television, radio, or other media production.
Actor Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Actors

Job family population: 43,470

Estimated population of Actor jobs: 1,669

Rate of error: 6.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$103,878
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of more than 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City...

Actor Job Listings for United States

Actor to portray Mrs. Claus
May 7
Sevierville, TN, USA
Christmas Place
We are now hiring Full-Time and Part-Time Actors to Portray Mrs. Claus for our New Christmas Place Santa Haus! We invite you to apply to join our Christmas Place Team as a Retail Specialist. In ...
Activities Coordinator/Part Time
Jul 10
Englewood, NJ, USA
The Actors Fund
The Actors Fund Home, an assisted living, skilled nursing, accredited dementia care and sub acute rehabilitation center located in Englewood, NJ, and a recipient of the U.S. News and World Report ...
Actor Santa Claus needed
Jul 9
Seattle, WA, USA
Picsolve
We are looking for actors to portray Santa Claus at a local store. We will provide a custom made Santa suit, you must bring the jolly appearance and experience for the part. You must be customer ...
Registered Nurse-Part Time
Jul 2
Englewood, NJ, USA
The Actors Fund
Award winning Actors Fund Homes, recently named one of the best Nursing Homes by US News and World Report , in Englewood, NJ, seeks Full Time Registered Nurses to provide direct nursing care to ...
Talent Management - Actors - Models
May 21
Los Angeles, CA, USA
MVP Sports & Entertainment Management
A talent manager's focus is more on managing an actor's career than with arranging auditions. Talent managers keep in close touch with talent agents to ensure a shared vision for the actor, but a ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Actor is $89,606 a year and $43 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Actor is between $63,628 and $110,939. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Actor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Actor Job Listings for United States

Actor to portray Mrs. Claus
May 7
Sevierville, TN, USA
Christmas Place
We are now hiring Full-Time and Part-Time Actors to Portray Mrs. Claus for our New Christmas Place Santa Haus! We invite you to apply to join our Christmas Place Team as a Retail Specialist. In ...
Activities Coordinator/Part Time
Jul 10
Englewood, NJ, USA
The Actors Fund
The Actors Fund Home, an assisted living, skilled nursing, accredited dementia care and sub acute rehabilitation center located in Englewood, NJ, and a recipient of the U.S. News and World Report ...
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