A Casting Director earns an average salary of $60,805 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$38,138 - $133,014
$38K
$61K
$130K
MEDIAN: $60,805
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$36,752 - $136,524  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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Job Description for Casting Director

  • Read scripts.
  • Meet with directors, producers and others involved in the project.
  • Liaise between actors, directors and agents to negotiate contracts, set appointments and hold auditions.
  • Recommend actors for roles and negotiate contracts with agents.

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Pay by Experience Level for Casting Director

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

Key Stats for Casting Director

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %
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Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Casting Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 51%

Experienced
up arrow 26%

National Average
$63,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 69%
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