ACTOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$80,000
$37,000
Min 10%
$80,000
Median 50%
$173,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Leidos
Highest Paying City
Allen, TX
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
2.7 years
How much does an actor make?
The national average salary for an Actor in the U.S. is $80,922 annually or $38.9 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $173,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $37,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Actors are Hospitality companies and Technology companies. The best states for high paying Actor jobs are North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Nebraska, and Wyoming. The typical tenure for an Actor is 2.7 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs

Average Actor Salary By Company

Actors can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Hospitality companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Actors. Companies like Leidos or Mid Atlantic Medical Services, LLC will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like USA and Interstate Hotels & Resorts also report very competitive wages for Actors.

Average Actor Salary By Location

Actors in the US makes an average salary of $80,922 per year or $38.9 per hour. Working in Allen, TX as an Actor will pay you the highest wages at around $153,017 per year. The average entry-level salary in Allen, TX is $91,000. North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Nebraska, and Wyoming are the top 5 highest earning states for Actors. The lowest earning states are New York, New Jersey, Oregon, California, and Florida.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Allen, TX
$153,017
2
Chicago, IL
$139,607
3
Durham, NC
$138,940
4
Danvers, MA
$137,915
5
Vallejo, CA
$137,634

Average Actor Salary By Industry

Actor salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Non Profits companies, Professional companies, and Media companies pay their Actors well. Non Profits companies pay their Actors the highest wages, averaging $103,170 per year. Professional companies and Media companies pay well too, at $82,086 and $80,984, respectively. The types of companies that pay Actors the least are in the Hospitality industry, where the average annual salary is $74,694.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Non Profits
$103,170
2
Professional
$82,086
3
Media
$80,984
4
Hospitality
$74,694

RECENTLY ADDED Actor SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
08/23/2019
$25,044
06/14/2019
$25,044