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Average Stage Manager - Live Performances or Events Hourly Pay

$18.44
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$750
Bonus
$197
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The average hourly pay for a Stage Manager - Live Performances or Events is $18.44.
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$10.04
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$18.44
90%
$36.06
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $36
Bonus
$6 - $7,500
Profit Sharing
$3 - $5,100
Total Pay
$21,525 - $72,921
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What Do Stage Manager - Live Performances or Events Do?

Stage Manager - Live Performances or Events Tasks
  • Coordinate production plans and meetings, and direct activities of stage crew during performances.
  • May cue lights, sound or scenery changes.
  • Provide accounting for stage expenses and maintain equipment inventory.
  • 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.

Job Satisfaction for Stage Manager - Live Performances or Events

3.9 out of 5
(18)
Highly Satisfied
4Reviews

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What Are Popular Skills for Stage Manager - Live Performances or Events?

Skills in People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Performance Management, Audio Visual Equipment Use, Event Management and Problem Solving.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Stage Manager - Live Performances or Events?

An entry-level Stage Manager - Live Performances or Events with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.87 based on 7 salaries. An early career Stage Manager - Live Performances or Events with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.92 based on 89 salaries. A mid-career Stage Manager - Live Performances or Events with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.95 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Stage Manager - Live Performances or Events with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $34.02 based on 47 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Stage Manager - Live Performances or Events in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 35.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (32.9% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (32.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (18.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 222 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.2%
Early Career
40.1%
Mid Career
18.5%
Experienced
21.2%
Late Career
17.1%