Actors, Producer, and Director Salary in Sector of Information

The salary statistics of actors, producers, and directors in the industry sector of information are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare actors, producer, and director salaries in different industries within the information sector.

Average Annual Salary of Actors, Producers, and Directors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,350
25th Percentile Wage
$40,870
50th Percentile Wage
$67,310
75th Percentile Wage
$120,040
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for actors, producers, and directors in the industry sector of information. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) actors, producers, and directors is $120,040. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $67,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid actors, producers, and directors is $26,350.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of actors, producers, and directors in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201667,3106.94%-3.51%
201562,6400.34%-
201462,430-12.46%-
201370,2100.77%-
201269,670--

Compare Actors, Producer, and Director Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of actors, producers, and directors in 17 industries in the information sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for actors, producer, and director occupations is the software publishers industry with an annual salary $81,030. The lowest paying industry is the motion picture and video exhibition industry (annual salary $47,910). For detailed actors, producer, and director salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Software Publishers
$81,030
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$76,240
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$74,140
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$73,840
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$70,640
Other Information Services
$66,920
Other Information Services
$66,920
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$62,690
Sound Recording Industries
$61,710
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$60,200
Television Broadcasting
$58,340
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$58,170
Newspaper Publishers
$56,490
Telecommunications
$50,420
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$50,420
Radio Broadcasting
$50,400
Motion Picture and Video Exhibition
$47,910

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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