How Much Do Costume Attendants Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Costume Attendants

Costume Attendants select, fit, and take care of costumes for cast members, and aid entertainers. May assist with multiple costume changes during performances.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$51780 per year
Hourly wage
$25 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$24,730 to $30,370 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$12 to $15 per hour

Entry-level Costume Attendants with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $24,730 to $30,370 per year or $12 to $15 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Costume Attendants to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $45 $93,400
Senior (Top 25%) $31 $63,600
Middle (Mid 50%) $21 $42,910
Junior (Bottom 25%) $15 $30,370
No experience (Bottom 10%) $12 $24,730

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
NY $38 $78,800
NV $29 $61,120
FL $27 $56,300
MA $26 $54,930
GA $25 $51,480
MN $25 $51,060
TN $25 $50,960
CT $24 $50,890
DC $23 $48,350
WA $23 $47,110

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Costume Attendant is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like NY doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at NY might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Costume Attendants are in the states of NY, NV, FL, MA and GA.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Motion Picture and Video Industries $58170 $27.97
Performing Arts Companies $55360 $26.62
Traveler Accommodation $51810 $24.91
Amusement Parks and Arcades $49730 $23.91
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events $48840 $23.48
Junior Colleges $41540 $19.97
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools $39190 $18.84
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions $38160 $18.34
Other Schools and Instruction $34260 $16.47
Gambling Industries $33300 $16.01
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries $28910 $13.90

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