Actor earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Actor salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Arizona $37,587
California $43,555
District of Columbia $34,736
Florida $34,445
Georgia $19,739
Hawaii $44,942
Illinois $46,113
Indiana $24,928
Louisiana $19,074
Massachusetts $29,120
Michigan $29,515
Minnesota $34,154
Missouri $32,386
New Hampshire $36,442
New Jersey $26,000
Nevada $39,998
New York $28,124
Ohio $20,093
Pennsylvania $41,677
South Carolina $33,426
Tennessee $28,808
Texas $38,126
Washington $26,500

How do actor salaries compare to similar careers?

Actors earn about the same as related careers in South Carolina. On average, they make less than singers but more than costume attendants.

Career Median Salary
Singer salary $77K
Talent agent salary $75K
Talent director salary $48K
Actor salary $33K
Conductor salary $53K
Announcer salary $31K
Performer salary $44K
Costume attendant salary $26K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)