Performer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Performer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Nevada $81,931
Hawaii $47,424
Illinois $53,403
Maine $68,952
Arizona $24,066
District of Columbia $44,221
California $36,962
Rhode Island $51,272
Colorado $48,194
New York $38,459
Massachusetts $39,499
Louisiana $35,630
Kentucky $35,755
Texas $30,534
Ohio $36,587
Iowa $32,157
South Carolina $43,826
Minnesota $24,565
Florida $34,070
North Carolina $32,053
Missouri $36,670
Tennessee $29,910
Oklahoma $17,950
New Jersey $19,219
Maryland $21,819
Georgia $18,595
Indiana $26,691
Alabama $19,885
Puerto Rico $18,013

How do performer salaries compare to similar careers?

Performers earn 20% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than conductors but more than dancers.

Career Median Salary
Conductor salary $50K
Choreographer salary $48K
Comedian salary $31K
Costume attendant salary $41K
Actor salary $36K
Performer salary $33K
Announcer salary $33K
Dancer salary $33K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)