A Casting Director earns an average salary of $62,404 per year.

$37,974 - $120,000
(Median)
$38K
$62K
$120K
MEDIAN: $62,404
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$38,280 - $132,540  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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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.

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Experience Affects Casting Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 31%

National Average
$67,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
medical benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 67%
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