Table 4. Employment and mean hourly wages for selected occupations in motion picture and sound recording industries, May 2009
Occupation Employment Hourly mean wage

Producers and directors

24,150 $52.12

Film and video editors

11,960 33.70

Motion picture projectionists

9,830 10.90

Actors

9,750 47.65

Multi-media artists and animators

7,740 34.08

Sound engineering technicians

7,280 28.08

Camera operators, television, video, and motion picture

5,410 25.20

Office clerks, general

5,390 13.13

Writers and authors

2,190 41.74

Set and exhibit designers

1,390 31.27

 

Last Modified Date: April 21, 2011