The average wage for an actor in the United States is around $17.27 per hour.
This is 38% below the national average. Updated in 2018.
Actors earn an average hourly wage of $17.27. Salaries typically start from $8.91 per hour and go up to $33.47 per hour.
Actor earnings by seniority
Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.
Actor salary by state
|State Name||Average Salary|
|District of Columbia||$34,736|
How do actor salaries compare to similar careers?
|Music artist salary||$59K|
|Costume attendant salary||$41K|
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)