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General Rates (including overall rates for non-broadcast and small market broadcasts)

 

 

These rates apply to voice over work that will be used in promos, commercials, documentaries, and shows for radio, TV, cable, and the Internet in small markets.

It also covers narrations, audio books, podcasts, corporate and industrial presentations, video games, films, movie trailers, multimedia (CD/DVD), web sites,

phone systems (IVR), on-hold messages, voicemails, etc.

Recordings for broadcast in regional and large markets tend to have more expensive rates. (Please see the regional and large market rate chart.)

Radio (including Internet radio):

 

US Dollars 

Euros 

 

Median 

Average 

Median 

Average 

15 seconds

100

107

120

171

30 seconds

150

158

155

192

60 seconds

200

216

225

252

 TV and Cable:

 

US Dollars 

Euros 

 

Median 

Average 

Median 

Average 

15 seconds

150

167

175

254

30 seconds

200

239

210

240

60 seconds

280

310

285

311

 All Others:

   Per minute of audio delivered:

US Dollars 

Euros 

Median

Average 

Median

Average 

Up to 2 minutes:

100

100

75

75

Up to 5 minutes:

75

84

40

42

Up to 10 minutes:

50

72

30

30

Up to 20 minutes:

42

63

23

26

Up to 60 minutes:

30

63

13

14

Each additional minute
over 60 minutes:

20

45

10

11

 

   Per word:

US Dollars 

Median

Average 

From 100 to 250 words:

0.40

0.81

Up to 500 words:

0.38

0.54

Up to 1000 words:

0.30

0.47

Up to 2000 words:

0.24

0.43

Up to 6000 words:

0.20

0.34

Each word
over 6000 words:

0.15

0.20

 

  Per hour of work (regardless of the length of the audio delivered):

US Dollars 

Median

Average 

One hour or less:

200

238

Up to 2 hours:

170

213

Up to 5 hours:

150

183

Up to 10 hours:

130

164

Up to 20 hours:

120

153

Up to 60 hours:

100

143

Each hour
over 60 hours:

100

134