Costume attendant earnings by seniority

90th percentile

Top-level costume attendant earnings begin at:

$39.77 per hour

$82,710 per year

75th percentile

Senior-level costume attendant earnings begin at:

$36.99 per hour

$76,940 per year

50th percentile

Mid-level costume attendant earnings begin at:

$23.00 per hour

$47,850 per year

25th percentile

Junior-level costume attendant earnings begin at:

$15.09 per hour

$31,380 per year

10th percentile

Starting level costume attendant earnings begin at:

$12.96 per hour

$26,950 per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Costume attendant salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Massachusetts $76,350
California $60,850
New York $60,820
New Mexico $57,430
Kentucky $54,260
North Carolina $50,110
Washington $48,660
New Jersey $47,850
District of Columbia $46,580
Maryland $43,410
Alabama $43,210
Minnesota $43,010
Hawaii $42,220
Missouri $39,420
Colorado $39,090
Connecticut $38,480
Florida $38,390
Oregon $37,660
Illinois $37,490
Oklahoma $36,370
Arizona $35,860
Ohio $35,250
Pennsylvania $35,050
Texas $34,250
Georgia $33,400
Nevada $31,410
Utah $31,150
Wisconsin $30,540
Louisiana $30,060
Indiana $29,770
Virginia $25,980
South Carolina $25,520
Michigan $24,910
Tennessee $22,910

How do costume attendant salaries compare to similar careers?

Costume attendants earn 10% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than television writers but more than projectionists.

Career Median Salary
Television writer salary $70K
Film and video editor salary $63K
Camera operator salary $49K
Model maker salary $61K
Announcer salary $38K
Costume attendant salary $48K
Projectionist salary $29K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)