Stagehand Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Stagehand is $15.13 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Stagehand Total Pay (?
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$9.82 - $25.07
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.82 - $25.07  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $39.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,462  
   
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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$20,396 - $55,486  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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Job Description for Stagehand
  • Sweep, mop, clean, and organize stage, backstage and audience areas.
  • Transport equipment, supplies, and boxes into and out of the theater.
  • Follow designs to build, set up, store, and update sets and equipment.
  • Design, set up, and install lighting and audio systems, operating them in tests and during events.

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Pay by Experience Level for Stagehand
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Stagehand Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 61%
Experienced
up arrow 25%
National Average
$32,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%
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Gender
Female
19%
female alumni
 
Male
81%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 48% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 52%
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