A quick explanation on voice over rates.
There are people who will do voiceover work for $5.00 or five hundred….for the same project. So, you have to be really careful and scrutinize the talent, product and service you are paying for.
While I personally don’t agree with all the rates they post, it’s a very comprehensive rate sheet that makes for an excellent guideline.
While voice over rates have come down a great deal, so has quality. It’s a well-known fact that almost 90% of audio being delivered by home-based VO talent is garbage; it’s not even worth a fiverr....(read more)
So, consider that our voice over rates for services are for a “professional” product as opposed to buddy in the closet with a USB microphone plugged into his laptop, with the sound of a toilet flushing in the background.
Indeed, these rates are the standard you can expect to pay for a professional, quality voice over, minor revisions included and your ownership of the audio in perpetuity.
Our rates for non-broadcast narration (pretty much everything except TV, Radio and Internet usage) are calculated by Word Count.
Simply divide your total Word Count by 160 and that will give you “minutes of finished audio.”
Once you’ve determined that, use the formula below to determine the rate.
The other accordions contain reference information on rates for voice over for both voice talent and those looking to hire voice talent.