Motion Picture Industry Statistics

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U.S. Motion Picture Industry StatisticsAnnual Revenue
Total Domestic Box Office Gross in 2014$13,503,700,000
Number of film schools in the U.S.723
Number of wage and salary jobs in the motion picture industries361,900
Percent of film industry workers who work part-time22 %
Average weekly pay for nonsupervisory workers in motion pictures$627
Minimum daily rate for someone in the Screen Actors Guild SAG$782
Average Movie Gross By Movie Rating 
PG-13$42,376,044
G$38,642,183
PG$37,379,210
R$15,323,240
Average Movie Gross By Genre 
Adventure$73,373,060
Action$56,447,866
Romantic Comedy$27,961,341
Horror$27,940,296
Thriller / Suspense$27,245,946
Comedy$25,679,852
Musical$16,647,672
Drama$10,771,486
Top Average Grossing DistributorsAverage Gross
Dreamworks SKG$77,771,354
Paramount Pictures$65,219,810
Walt Disney Pictures$59,632,763
20th Century Fox$58,395,299
Creatives Professionals Employed in Motion Picture IndustryEmployed
Multi-media artists and animators8,900
Graphic Designers4,700
Actors11,000
Producers and directors23,700
Writers and editors5,400
Audio and video equipment technicians6,000
Camera operators, television and motion picture6,700
Film and video editors12,400
Motion Picture and Video Industries Employment Age Distribution 
16 – 1912.8 %
20 – 2413.4 %
25 – 3427.5 %
35 – 4421.4 %
45 – 5415.6 %
55 – 646.8 %
65 +2.5 %
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, The Numbers
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 4, 2016

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