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Movie Actor Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $104,000 $8,666 $2,000 $50
75th Percentile $52,000 $4,333 $1,000 $25
Average $57,070 $4,755 $1,097 $27
25th Percentile $24,000 $2,000 $461 $12
$24,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$11,500 - $38,999
66% of jobs
The average salary is $57,070 a year
$39,000 - $66,499
18% of jobs
$66,500 - $93,999
6% of jobs
$104,000 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$94,000 - $121,499
4% of jobs
$121,500 - $148,999
1% of jobs
$149,000 - $176,499
0% of jobs
$176,500 - $203,999
0% of jobs
$204,000 - $231,499
0% of jobs
$231,500 - $258,999
0% of jobs
$259,000 - $286,499
0% of jobs
$286,500 - $314,000
0% of jobs

National Average

$11,500 $57,070/year $27/hour $314,000
Movie Actor Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Chicago, IL

As of Jan 8, 2021, the average annual pay for a Movie Actor in the United States is $57,070 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $27.44 an hour. This is the equivalent of $1,098/week or $4,756/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $314,000 and as low as $11,500, the majority of Movie Actor salaries currently range between $24,000 (25th percentile) to $52,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $104,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Movie Actor varies greatly (by as much as $28,000), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Movie Actor job market in both Chicago, IL and the surrounding area is very active. A Movie Actor in your area makes on average $58,422 per year, or $1,352 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $57,070. ranks number 1 out of 50 states nationwide for Movie Actor salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Movie Actor jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Movie Actor Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Movie Actor job is above the national average. Topping the list is San Mateo, CA, with Richmond, CA and Stamford, CT close behind in the second and third positions. Stamford, CT beats the national average by $9,721 (17.0%), and San Mateo, CA furthers that trend with another $16,294 (28.6%) above the $57,070 average.

Importantly, San Mateo, CA has a moderately active Movie Actor job market with only a few companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Movie Actor appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 13% between San Mateo, CA and Paterson, NJ, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Movie Actor role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
San Mateo, CA$73,364$6,114$1,411$35.27
Richmond, CA$68,592$5,716$1,319$32.98
Stamford, CT$66,791$5,566$1,284$32.11
Bellevue, WA$66,631$5,553$1,281$32.03
Brooklyn, NY$65,788$5,482$1,265$31.63
New Haven, CT$65,204$5,434$1,254$31.35
San Francisco, CA$64,833$5,403$1,247$31.17
Lakes, AK$64,616$5,385$1,243$31.07
Brockton, MA$64,546$5,379$1,241$31.03
Paterson, NJ$64,006$5,334$1,231$30.77

Top 5 Best Paying Related Movie Actor Jobs in the U.S.

We found a few related jobs that pay more than jobs in the Movie Actor category.

For example Movie Analyst jobs pay as much as $7,134 (12.5%) more than the average Movie Actor salary of $57,070.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Movie Analyst$64,204$5,350$1,235$30.87
Movie Review Writer$60,585$5,049$1,165$29.13
Movie Writer$58,136$4,845$1,118$27.95
Movie Trailer$50,108$4,176$964$24.09
About Our Data
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Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.

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