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Actors, Producer, and Director Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Actors, Producers, and Directors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,240
25th Percentile Wage
$46,810
50th Percentile Wage
$75,370
75th Percentile Wage
$120,110
90th Percentile Wage
$177,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for actors, producers, and directors in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) actors, producers, and directors is $177,070. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $75,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid actors, producers, and directors is $28,240.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of actors, producers, and directors in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$75,370
-3.03% 28.91%
2016
$77,650
-14.68% -
2015
$89,050
5.38% -
2014
$84,260
-1.06% -
2013
$85,150
37.08% -
2012
$53,580
- -

Compare Actors, Producer, and Director Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of actors, producers, and directors in eleven industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 advertising, public relations, and related services industry with an annual salary $90,030. The lowest paying industry is the research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences industry (annual salary $28,110). For detailed actors, producer, and director salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$90,030
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$86,890
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$75,370
Specialized Design Services
$75,280
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$67,180
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$63,660
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$62,020
Photographic Services
$57,740
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$44,790
Scientific Research and Development Services
$28,510
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$28,110

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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