Actors and Comedians

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Perform roles in motion picture, television, theatre and radio productions to entertain a variety of audiences.

Outlook

Varies

Wage

For Canada:
Low: $10.42
Median: $16.00
High: $41.06

Training

  • Demonstrated ability, based on an audition or previous acting roles, is an important hiring criteria.

  • Acting teachers usually require experience as actors.

  • Membership in a guild or union may be required.

Places of Employment

Motion picture, television, theatre and other production companies.

Regulated

No