A Voice-Over Talent earns an average salary of $34,759 per year.

$15,319 - $313,189
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$15,319 - $313,189  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,134 - $317,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$250$500$750
Hourly Rate
$40.00  
   
Overtime
$750  
National Annualized Data (?
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$20,134 - $317,854  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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Job Description for Voice-Over Talent

Voice-over talent - also called voice actors - provide voice-overs in a variety of media such as television, movies, commercials, video games, movie trailers and others. For example, voice-over talent may portray one or multiple animated characters in a TV show or provide narration for a commercial or movie trailer. These professionals must be able to read and interpret a script, as well as articulately and effectively portray the emotions and tone required in their role. Voice-over talent may work alone or in a group, and they frequently work directly with a sound engineer in a recording booth at a recording studio; however, some record in a home studio and send files electronically.

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Voice-Over Talent Tasks

  • Set up a quiet recording area.
  • Interact with client to determine tone and affect for finished piece.
  • Read a provided script and edit it to produce clean audio.

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Experience Affects Voice-Over Talent Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 155%

Entry-Level
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National Average
$46,000

Experienced
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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