The average wage for a comedian in the United States is around $14.94 per hour.
This is 15% below the national average. Updated in 2018.
Comedians earn an average hourly wage of $14.94. Salaries typically start from $10.59 per hour and go up to $40.47 per hour.
Comedian earnings by seniority
Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.
How do comedian salaries compare to similar careers?
|Talent director salary||$72K|
|Music artist salary||$59K|
|Costume attendant salary||$41K|
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)