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What is the average salary for Filmmakers in California?

Filmmakers earn an average hourly wage of $60.71. Filmmakers earn an average salary of $126,270 per year.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Senior

The top 25% of Filmmakers in California earn:

$85.08 an hour $176,960 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Filmmakers in California earn:

$44.89 an hour $93,380 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Filmmakers in California earn:

$30.30 an hour $63,030 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Filmmakers in California earn:

$19.23 an hour $40,010 per year

Historical salary for Filmmakers in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics