An Adult Film Actor or Actress earns an average salary of $53,513 per year.

$15,000 - $108,000
$15K
$54K
$110K
MEDIAN: $53,513
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$10.07 - $297.99
$10
$40
$300
MEDIAN: $40.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$15,000 - $108,000  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$500  
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).
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$19,526 - $249,163  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$100$200$300
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $297.99  
   
Hourly Tips
$23.43  
Overtime
$45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$200K$400K$600K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$500  
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).
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$19,526 - $249,163  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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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.

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Adult Film Actor or Actress Tasks

  • Perform in films.
  • Maintain proof of medical testing.
  • Audition for roles.
  • Pose for stills.

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Pay by Experience Level for Adult Film Actor or Actress

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Adult Film Actor or Actress

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
039
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Adult Film Actor or Actress Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 35%

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

National Average
$59,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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