Comedian Salary in the United States

How much does a Comedian make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Comedian in the United States is $20 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $18 and $23. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a Comedian?

A Comedian or comic is a person who seeks to entertain an audience by making them laugh. This might take many forms including jokes, satirical observations, amusing situations, acting foolish (as in slapstick) or employing prop comedy. A Comedian who addresses an audience directly is called a stand-up Comedian. Other practises include the sitcom, sketch comedy and improv genres. A popular saying, variously quoted but generally attributed to Ed Wynn, is, "A comic says funny things; a Comedian says things funny", which draws a distinction between how much of the comedy can be attributed to verb...

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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Comedian in the United States. The average hourly rate for Comedian ranges from $18 to $23 with the average hourly pay of $20. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $18 to $23 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $20.

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If your friends consider you the "comedian" of the group, or you have a high level of energy and love being around people, this is a great opportunity for you. A HUGE plus if you're a native to San ...
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