Voice-Over Talent Salary

A Voice-Over Talent earns an average salary of $36,000 per year.

$15,456 - $310,266
$15K
$36K
$310K
MEDIAN: $36,000
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50%
90%

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$16.80 - $493.16
$17
$40
$490
MEDIAN: $40.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$130K$260K$390K
Salary
$15,456 - $310,266  
   
Total Pay (?
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$22,000 - $368,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$170$340$510
Hourly Rate
$16.80 - $493.16  
   
Overtime
$390.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$500K$1M$1M
Total Pay (?
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$22,000 - $368,000  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Voice-Over Talent

Pay by Experience for a Voice-Over Talent has a positive trend. An entry-level Voice-Over Talent with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Voice-Over Talent with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Voice-Over Talent which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 7 salaries. A Voice-Over Talent with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $208,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Voice-Over Talent

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Voice-Over Talent Salaries

Late-Career
▲308%

Entry-Level
▲2%

National Average
$51,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Experienced
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 73%
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