Adult Film Actor or Actress Salary
The average salary for an Adult Film Actor or Actress is $53,513 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
|Salary||$19,392 - $152,051|
|Bonus||$-0.50 - $16,886|
|Total Pay (|
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$20,373 - $261,665|
|Hourly Rate||$11.07 - $297.99|
|Overtime||$5.07 - $198.66|
|Bonus||$-0.50 - $16,886|
|Total Pay (||$20,373 - $261,665|
Job Description for Adult Film Actor or Actress
Adult film actors/actresses work in adult-rated films and act out scenes in front of the camera, especially those which include sexual content for the profit and benefit of others.Read More...
Adult actors/actresses work on film sets, which can range from large houses and apartments to actual studios depending on the type of film being made. Successful actors and actresses must be able to work in a variety of settings an work well with others to create the scene within a given time-frame and budget. They work with a wide range of people, including other actors and actresses, cameramen, and directors. This position requires a great deal of physical energy and being able to perform sexual acts for extended periods of time, and some are required to work with sexual tools and objects to help further enhance the scene, which may depend on the preference of the director or actors. Education requirements are not strict for these positions, but these actors must be able to perform well on camera and act out a scene as believable. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Adult Film Actor or Actress Tasks
- Audition for roles.
- Pose for stills.
- Perform in films.
- Maintain proof of medical testing.
Adult Film Actor or Actress Job Listings
Pay by Experience Level for Adult Film Actor or Actress
Pay by Experience for an Adult Film Actor or Actress has a positive trend. An entry-level Adult Film Actor or Actress with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 37 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Adult Film Actor or Actress with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Adult Film Actor or Actress which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 19 salaries. An Adult Film Actor or Actress with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 7 salaries.
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