Film Maker salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 547 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Film Makers make?
The average total salary for a Film Maker is $42,500 per year. This is based on data from 547 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Film Maker and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Film Maker salary can vary between $17,000 to $135,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Film Maker salary by company

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Salary range**
Entertainment Partners, Los Angeles County, CA
20 income tax records
$18K – $155K
Cast & Crew, Los Angeles County, CA
12 income tax records
$19K – $143K

Film Maker demographics in United States

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74% are single
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26% are married
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16% have kids
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41% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Film Makers in United States

547 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a film maker in the United States is $42,500 per year. Film maker salaries in the United States can vary between $17,000 to $135,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 547 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as film maker.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for film makers in the United States: Albuquerque Metro Area, NM ($84,000 a year), Chicago Metro Area, IL ($57,500 a year), and New York Metro Area, NY ($56,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.