I know you've often asked yourself this same question. To give you a birds eye view, I decided to research the statistics on a few talent endeavors. Rather you are looking for a full time career in talent or just a part time endeavor in your passions, this article is sure to provide you an in-depth insight into how much your talents are worth. After reading the following statistics, I want to hear your thoughts and ideas on your income based talents. Sound good?
The top 10 percent of workers in terms of annual income made more than $65,510 year and the bottom 10 percent earned less than $17,450. This means 80 percent of all photographers had incomes between $20,270 and $65,510 a year, so a typical photographer could expect annual earnings within that range.
Entry level education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median pay (hourly): 13.7 USD (2012)
Projected 10-year growth: 4% (2012)
Guitarists earn salaries averaging slightly under $70,000 annually. Salary and Qualifications. Top guitarists such as Jon Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton and Bo Diddley earn millions of dollars per year. But the average salary for a guitarist was $67,000 as of 2013, according to the jobsite Indeed.
What is the average salary of an actor? The lowest-paid 10 percent made $8.79 hourly, and the highest-paid 10 percent earned over $90 hourly. Most worked in the motion picture and video industries to make a mean hourly $43.33. However, independent actors made the highest average pay at $45.39 per hour.
Many opera musicians are paid per performance or service, the range being $400 – $1,000 per performance. At the top opera company in America, the Metropolitan Opera, the singers are paid, on average, $200,000 per year.Sep 29, 2014
For a rough estimate, the weekly salary is $1500 for an ensemble member or minor character. For an extremely well-known actor in a lead role, the weekly salary can be as much as $40,000. This sort of sum, however, is very rare. Many leading actors with little fame are paid between $5,000 and $10,000/week.
Now that you've obtained further knowledge on how much your talents are worth, it's easier to see how with the right opportunities, time invested and financial insight...can help grow your talents all around!
I'm looking forward to reading your comments below.