How Much Does A Voice Artist Cost

How much does a voice artist cost?

How much does a voice artist cost

Voice-over is the recording of a narration or voice for use in various media, such as movies, television shows, commercials, video games, cartoons, audiobooks, and call centers.

What factors affect the cost?

  • Experience: More experienced voice actors charge more than beginners.
  • Reputation: Voice actors with high recognition charge more.
  • Union: Voice actors who are members of unions, such as SAG-AFTRA, usually charge more.
  • Length: The cost increases with the length of the script.
  • Usage: The cost depends on where the voice will be used.
  • Type: Narration, character interpretation, and singing are charged differently.
  • Rights: The payment may include a one-time fee or royalties for future use.

How much does it cost?

  • Production companies: They usually charge $100-$500 per hour.
  • Freelancer:
    • Beginners: $50-$100 per hour
    • Experienced: $100-$300 per hour
    • Very experienced: $300+ per hour
  • Celebrities: $10,000+ per hour

How to find the right voice actor?


  • Listen to demos.
  • Request quotes.
  • Be clear about your rights.
  • Be clear about your expectations.

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