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Hollywood Salaries Revealed

posted Oct 5, 2015, 1:52 AM by Shayne L. van Vlerken   [ updated Jan 9, 2016, 8:10 AM ]

Hollywood Salaries Revealed: Who Makes What on the Lot and on Location

From the C-suite to the caterers on their feet: Information gleaned from the Sony hack, and reporting on comparable studios, give a glimpse into the paydays on studio film shoots.

Illustration by Wesley Bedrosian

"People in this business are always looking at other people and comparing," says a top Hollywood attorney. "I always have clients calling me and saying, 'Am I being paid enough? Should I be paid more?' "

The takeaway? TV producing fees are up (to as much as $75,000 an episode), Meryl Streep gets rich even from flops ($5 million for Ricki and the Flash?), and extras love it when it rains.

This story first appeared in the Oct. 9 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. 

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