How much should I charge for my voice?

Below is a good starting point for how much you should charge. Rates vary on experience, location, client, and project.

ON HOLD / PHONE MESSAGES / VOICEMAIL / IVR
  • 320 words or less
    GBP £95
    USD $145
  • 800 words or less
    GBP £158
    USD $241
  • 1600 words or less
    GBP £347
    USD $529
  • 2500 words or less
    GBP £410
    USD $625


NON-BROADCAST (E-LEARNING / APPS ETC.)
  • Up to 2 minutes
    GBP £110
    USD $168
  • Up to 5 minutes
    GBP £132
    USD $201
  • Up to 10 minutes
    GBP £173
    USD $264
  • Up to 15 minutes
    GBP £198
    USD $302
  • Up to 20 minutes
    GBP £230
    USD $351
  • Up to 30 minutes
    GBP £261
    USD $398
  • Up to 45 minutes
    GBP £369
    USD $562
  • Up to 60 minutes
    GBP £432
    USD $658
  • Up to 90 minutes
    GBP £513
    USD $782
  • Up to 120 minutes
    GBP £630
    USD $960
  • Up to 180 minutes
    GBP £945
    USD $1,440


INTERNET ONLY / WEB EXPLANATION VIDEOS
  • Up to 2 minutes
    GBP £110
    USD $168
  • Up to 5 minutes
    GBP £158
    USD $241
  • Up to 10 minutes
    GBP £221
    USD $337
  • Up to 15 minutes
    GBP £284
    USD $433
  • Up to 30 minutes
    GBP £369
    USD $562
  • Up to 45 minutes
    GBP £432
    USD $658


AUDIOBOOKS
  • Per recorded hour unless 50%+ royalty share
    GBP £400
    USD $610


PODCASTS - OPENER AND CLOSER
  • 2 x 15 seconds or less
    GBP £63
    USD $96


MOVIE PROMOS
  • Up to 30 secs
    GBP £378
    USD $576
  • Up to 120 secs
    GBP £473
    USD $721


(BROADCAST) LONG FORM NARRATION / DOCUMENTARY
  • Up to 10 minutes
    GBP £236
    USD $360
  • Up to 30 minutes
    GBP £551
    USD $840
  • Up to 60 minutes
    GBP £693
    USD $1,056


RADIO / TV - PROMOS (MIN ORDER 10 / UP TO 10 SECS EACH)
  • 10 x Dry Liners
    GBP £95
    USD $145
  • 11-20 x Dry Liners
    GBP £126
    USD $192
  • Promos unlimited (per hour session)
    GBP £221
    USD $337
(All conversions done using http://www.xe.com/ on Feb 11 2015. Rounded to nearest $). Borrowed with permission from /u/GandalfTheTartan