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Actor Salary
in the United States

How much does a Actor make in the United States?
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$78,464 (USD)

Average Base Salary

$38 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$2,409 (USD)

Average Bonus
The average actor salary in United States is $78,464 or an equivalent hourly rate of $38. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,409. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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$55,716 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$97,145 (USD)

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