Voice-Over Talent Salary

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

$15,101 - $238,390
$15K
$32K
$240K
MEDIAN: $31,800
10%
50%
90%

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$15.59 - $297
$16
$41
$300
MEDIAN: $40.69
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50%
90%

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$0$325K
Salary $15,101 - $238,390
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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$23,387 - $325,389
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 20
Hourly Data $0$390
Hourly Rate $15.59 - $297
Hourly Tips $2.50
Overtime $29.48
Annual Data $0$325K
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).
)
$23,387 - $325,389
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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.

Voice-Over Talent Job Listings

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
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Voice-Over Talent Salaries

Late-Career
▲284%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Mid-Career
▼7%

Experienced
▼34%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 77%