Comedian earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

How do comedian salaries compare to similar careers?

Comedians earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than talent directors but more than announcers.

Career Median Salary
Talent director salary $72K
Singer salary $59K
Music artist salary $59K
Conductor salary $50K
Choreographer salary $48K
Comedian salary $31K
Costume attendant salary $41K
Actor salary $36K
Performer salary $33K
Announcer salary $33K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)