Average Actor / Actress Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for an Actor / Actress is $67,575 in 2023

Base Salary
$34k - $255k
$8 - $94k
Profit Sharing
$20 - $34k
$1k - $51k
Total Pay
$30k - $276k
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What Do Actor / Actresses Do?

Actor / Actress Tasks
  • Follow physical, costuming, voice and language guidelines to act as a character.
  • Appear on time and work well with other staff.
  • Follow blocking and movement instructions.
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FAQs About Actor / Actresses

What is the highest pay for Actor / Actresses?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for an Actor / Actress is $255k / year

What is the lowest pay for Actor / Actresses?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for an Actor / Actress is $34k / year

How can Actor / Actresses increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as an Actor / Actress is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are an Actor / Actress that oversees more junior Actor / Actresses, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.