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What is the average salary for a Filmmaker?

The average salary of a Filmmaker is $43.4. Salaries start from $15.2 and go up to $89.9. Please note that the average salary for a Filmmaker may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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$0 $89.9
Starting ($15.21)
Junior ($21.67)
Experienced ($33.4)
Senior ($53.55)
Highest ($89.92)
Highest

The top 10% of Filmmakers in United States earn:

$89.9
Senior

The top 25% of Filmmakers in United States earn:

$53.6
Experienced

The middle 50% of Filmmakers in United States earn:

$33.4
Junior

The bottom 25% of Filmmakers in United States earn:

$21.7
Starting

The bottom 10% of Filmmakers in United States earn:

$15.2

Historical salary

Filmmaker salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Filmmaker Salary in California 58.8 1
Filmmaker Salary in New York 54.4 2
Filmmaker Salary in Connecticut 44.6 3
Filmmaker Salary in United States 43.4 4
Filmmaker Salary in District of Columbia 40.8 5
Filmmaker Salary in New Jersey 39.5 6
Filmmaker Salary in Louisiana 35.7 7
Filmmaker Salary in Pennsylvania 35.5 8
Filmmaker Salary in Nevada 34.9 9
Filmmaker Salary in Virginia 34.6 10
Filmmaker Salary in Florida 34.3 11
Filmmaker Salary in Illinois 33.9 12
Filmmaker Salary in Maryland 33.8 13
Filmmaker Salary in Massachusetts 32.2 14
Filmmaker Salary in North Dakota 32.2 15
Filmmaker Salary in Minnesota 31.2 16
Filmmaker Salary in Washington 30.8 17
Filmmaker Salary in Oregon 30.0 18
Filmmaker Salary in Georgia 29.8 19
Filmmaker Salary in South Carolina 29.5 20
Filmmaker Salary in Delaware 29.3 21
Filmmaker Salary in Wisconsin 29.1 22
Filmmaker Salary in Colorado 29.0 23
Filmmaker Salary in Michigan 28.4 24
Filmmaker Salary in New Mexico 28.2 25
Filmmaker Salary in Kansas 28.2 26
Filmmaker Salary in Wyoming 27.8 27
Filmmaker Salary in North Carolina 27.8 28
Filmmaker Salary in Arkansas 27.5 29
Filmmaker Salary in Rhode Island 27.4 30
Filmmaker Salary in Utah 27 31
Filmmaker Salary in Missouri 26.8 32
Filmmaker Salary in Oklahoma 26.7 33
Filmmaker Salary in Indiana 26.4 34
Filmmaker Salary in Texas 26.3 35
Filmmaker Salary in New Hampshire 26.3 36
Filmmaker Salary in Ohio 26.2 37
Filmmaker Salary in Arizona 25.3 38
Filmmaker Salary in Alaska 25.0 39
Filmmaker Salary in Alabama 24.5 40
Filmmaker Salary in South Dakota 24.0 41
Filmmaker Salary in Iowa 23.6 42
Filmmaker Salary in Vermont 23.6 43
Filmmaker Salary in Nebraska 23.4 44
Filmmaker Salary in Montana 22.8 45
Filmmaker Salary in Kentucky 22.3 46
Filmmaker Salary in Puerto Rico 21.6 47
Filmmaker Salary in Mississippi 21.5 48
Filmmaker Salary in Idaho 21.1 49
Filmmaker Salary in Maine 19.0 50
Filmmaker Salary in West Virginia 18.3 51