Filmmaker Salary in United States

What is the salary of a Filmmaker?

The average salary of a Filmmaker in United States is $90,240. Salaries start from around $31,650 and go up to $187,040. For a detailed look at the salary in your state, click on the map below.

$0 $187,040
Starting ($31.7k)
Junior ($45.1k)
Experienced ($69.5k)
Senior ($111.4k)
Highest ($187.0k)
Highest

The top 10% of Filmmakers in United States earn:

$187,040
Senior

The top 25% of Filmmakers in United States earn:

$111,380
Experienced

The middle 50% of Filmmakers in United States earn:

$69,480
Junior

The bottom 25% of Filmmakers in United States earn:

$45,070
Starting

The bottom 10% of Filmmakers in United States earn:

$31,650

Historical salary

Filmmaker salary by state

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State Salary Rank
California 122,210 1
New York 113,060 2
Connecticut 92,680 3
United States 90,240 4
District of Columbia 84,780 5
New Jersey 82,140 6
Louisiana 74,220 7
Pennsylvania 73,740 8
Nevada 72,550 9
Virginia 71,880 10
Florida 71,270 11
Illinois 70,530 12
Maryland 70,320 13
Massachusetts 66,970 14
North Dakota 66,860 15
Minnesota 64,940 16
Washington 63,960 17
Oregon 62,430 18
Georgia 61,870 19
South Carolina 61,260 20
Delaware 60,900 21
Wisconsin 60,600 22
Colorado 60,350 23
Michigan 59,140 24
New Mexico 58,750 25
Kansas 58,700 26
North Carolina 57,790 27
Wyoming 57,790 28
Arkansas 57,130 29
Rhode Island 57,010 30
Utah 56,150 31
Missouri 55,800 32
Oklahoma 55,500 33
Indiana 54,900 34
Texas 54,750 35
New Hampshire 54,630 36
Ohio 54,520 37
Arizona 52,510 38
Alaska 52,060 39
Alabama 50,920 40
South Dakota 49,850 41
Iowa 49,160 42
Vermont 49,030 43
Nebraska 48,690 44
Montana 47,430 45
Kentucky 46,300 46
Puerto Rico 44,840 47
Mississippi 44,700 48
Idaho 43,850 49
Maine 39,530 50
West Virginia 38,120 51

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