Voices.com Voice Over Rates


Hiring Voice Talent: How Much Does it Cost?

With your free Voices.com account you can post an unlimited number of jobs to our professional freelance marketplace. We invite qualified voice actors to audition and you pay only when you’re ready to hire. We even hold your funds securely in our SurePay™ escrow account until you’re happy with the work completed.

Your cost to hire a non-union voice over actor on Voices.com consists of a Talent Fee and a Voices.com Fee. Take a look at the voice over rate sheet below for more detail for each specific project type.




Talent Fees

The talent fee is the amount quoted by the voice actor based on your Talent Budget and the scope of work required. This fee is the total fee the talent will receive for their voice over work. 


Non-Broadcast Voice Over Talent Rates

For non-broadcast voice over work, talent fees are priced by the finished minute.

Finished Minutes

Equivalent Word Count (at 150 wpm)

Minimum Budget ($USD)

0 - 5 minutes

750 or fewer

$100

5 - 15 minutes

750 - 2250

$250

15 - 30 minutes

2250 - 4500

$500

30 - 40 minutes

4500-6000

$750

40 - 60 minutes

6000 - 9000

$1000

60+ minutes

9000+

$1000 + (Custom Quote)

 

Broadcast Voice Over Talent Rates

For broadcast voice over work, you pay only for the usage you need. Pricing is based on the broadcast category, market and time period you specify.

 

  • Market
    13 Weeks
    1 Year
    In Perpetuity
    Local
    $500
    $1000
    $1500
    Regional
    $1000
    $1500
    $2500
    National
    $1500
    $2500
    $5000
  • Market
    13 Weeks
    1 Year
    In Perpetuity
    Local
    $1000
    $1500
    $2000
    Regional
    $1500
    $2000
    $2500
    National
    $2000
    $2500
    $5000
  • Market
    13 Weeks
    1 Year
    In Perpetuity
    Local
    $250
    $500
    $750
    Regional
    $500
    $750
    $1000
    National
    $750
    $1000
    $1250
  • Market
    13 Weeks
    1 Year
    In Perpetuity
    Local
    $750
    $1000
    $1250
    Regional
    $1000
    $1250
    $1500
    National
    $1250
    $1500
    $1750
  • Market
    13 Weeks
    1 Year
    In Perpetuity
    Worldwide
    $500
    $1000
    $2000

When posting your job, budget minimums for talent fees apply. These minimums ensure that you will be successful in finding a professional voice actor that meets your needs, and that they are fairly compensated for their work.

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Voices.com Fees

The total cost of hiring a non-union voice over actor on Voices.com includes a talent fee as well as Voices.com fee:

  • For a Self Service job, the Voices.com fee is a 20% Platform Fee. The Talent Fee and Platform Fee are combined and displayed for you alongside the talent's audition.
  • For our Full Service option, you'll work with an Account Manager who will provide end-to-end project management. For Full Service jobs, a Project Management Fee will apply in addition to the Talent Fee and the Platform Fee. The Project Management Fee starts at $300, and increases with project complexity. 

Regardless of your service level, a payment summary (or invoice where applicable) that includes an itemized list of the fees included in your total will be provided for your reference. 

Learn more about Self Service, Full Service, and which choice is right for your project

 



Hiring Union Talent 

Information on posting union voice over jobs to hire a SAG-AFTRA talent through a talent agency can be found here


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