Category Archives: You’ve Got to Check This Out

Walking on the Moon by the Police

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I’d Rather Go Blind by Etta James and Dr. John

The Business of Art

A cherry-picked list of numbers (current at the moment; salary information is not based on a large enough sample- all experience will vary):

  • Active membership of the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists in 2016: 116,741
  • Active membership of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in 2014: 1,305,773
  • Average annual salary of Teamster truck driver in 2019 (ziprecruiter.com): $58,798
  • Average annual salary of SAG-AFTRA actor in 2019 (paysa.com): $55,148
  • Full members of the Writers Guild of America West in 2014: 9,081
  • Full members of the Writers Guild of America East in 2014: 3,718
  • Average annual salary of WGAW writer in 2019 (paysa.com): $76,305
  • Median home value in Los Angeles (zillow.com): $687,700
  • Median home value in Cleveland (zillow.com): $56,100
  • Median home value in Philadelphia (zillow.com): $160,900