Hollywood’s Highest and Lowest Salaries Revealed

By Ambika Thakur | 2 years ago
Hollywood’s Highest and Lowest Salaries Revealed

If you think that everyone in tinsel town is making millions. Then you are wrong. In its Money Issue, The Hollywood Reporter released an attention-grabbing industry salary list this month, providing the estimated pay scales for all the workforce in Hollywood. Read on for further details about Tinsel town pay scales.

Whereas only A-listers are pulling in hefty remunerations, the rest of human resources aren’t getting paid that big. According to a top agent who spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about the remunerations in the entertainment industry revealed that if you’re [a big star], you’re getting well paid but the middle level has been cut out.


There’s a big difference between the highest and lowest paid. Superstars like Robert Downey Jr. lead the list; end of the list is Jonah Hill who got paid $60,000 to do “The Wolf of Wall Street”.

The best paid stars over the past 12 months are:

  • Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson: Made $59 million
  • Leonardo DiCaprio: Made $51 million
  • Liam Neeson: Made $45 million
  • Jennifer Lawrence: Made $39 million

THR also posted a rough description of the salaries made by various employees in the film industry. 

According to the US Screen Actors Guild, the average artist take home just $59,000 a year. 

And that’s it for MNG’s update on Hollywood salaries. Stay tuned here on Movie News Guide’s (MNG) for more updates on your favorite celebrities and upcoming movies And TV shows.

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