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Stunt Performer Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$70,147 (USD)

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The average pay for a Stunt Performer is $70,147 a year and $34 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Stunt Performer is between $50,810 and $86,206. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Stunt Performer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Performs stunts, such as overturning speeding automobile or falling from runaway horse, and participates in fight-action scenes for motion picture, television, or stage production: reads script and confers with director, motion picture and director of photography to ascertain positions of cameras and other performers.
  • Examines terrain and inspects equipment, such as harness, rigging bars, or nets to avoid injury.
  • Coordinates body movement and facial expression to simulate giving and receiving violent blows.
  • Rehearses stunt routines alone or with other stunt performer.
  • May design, build, or repair own safety equipment.
Stunt Performer Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Actors

Job family population: 43,470

Estimated population of Stunt Performer jobs: 2,565

Rate of error: 6.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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