A Stage Manager - Live Performances or Events earns an average salary of $37,252 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Stage Manager - Live Performances or Events Total Pay (?
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$14,643 - $70,395
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $37,251
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Stage Manager - Live Performances or Events Total Pay (?
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$9.72 - $25.76
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$14,643 - $70,395  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,510  
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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$17,653 - $64,461  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 171
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$9.72 - $25.76  
   
Overtime
$5.18 - $58.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,510  
   
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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$17,653 - $64,461  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 171
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Job Description for Stage Manager - Live Performances or Events
  • Address technical and human emergencies on the day of the performance.
  • Record all blocking, lighting cues, prop usage, costume changes, and entrances of performers during rehearsals.
  • Provide accounting for stage expenses and maintain equipment inventory.
  • Coordinate production plans and meetings, and direct activities of stage crew during performances.
  • May cue lights, sound or scenery changes.
Pay by Experience Level for Stage Manager - Live Performances or Events
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Los Angeles
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New York
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National Average
$36,000
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Experience Affects Stage Manager - Live Performances or Events Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 66%
Experienced
up arrow 37%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$36,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
49%
female alumni
 
Male
51%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 48% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 50%
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