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2023 Acting Salary

There are about 5,312 students enrolled in Acting in the USA.

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Going to college is an important investment for most students. It is important to be sure you justify that spend. We intend for the following career and income insights to aid you in making an informed decision when picking your major.

The average Acting student takes home a first year salary of $23,577 per year (bottom 3%). With experience in their work lives, they can bring home up to $101,648 per year to as little as $24,046, but average more or less $48,881. To put it in context, that is 27% greater than the nation wide average.

The most common job placement for an Acting graduate is Account Executive, which typically make approximately $36,000; next are Consultant and Marketing Internship, which predominantly earn approximately $56,000 and $24,000 respectively.

The best paid region for Acting graduates is New England. WI has the best paid Acting graduates of any state. Atlantic Coast Conference has the highest earning Acting graduates of any conference..

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