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Minimum Salaries / Guidelines for advertising productions

New minimum fees for film and TV for professional actors

April 2024

Published by the four unions for actors in Switzerland: Schweizer Syndikat Film und Video (SSFV), Syndicat Suisse Romand du Spectacle (SSRS), SzeneSchweiz – Berufsverband Darstellende Künste and t. Theaterschaffen Schweiz.
(in German only)

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Salaries for employees at theaters (established in collaboration with the Union of Swiss Theaters, SBV), also valid for freelance guests:

(in German only)

Season 2023/24:

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Guidelines for acting fees and buyouts for advertising productions (in German only):

(Recommendations of the associations SSFV, t., SzeneSchweiz and SSRS)

For further information contact the SzeneSchweiz office

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Guidelines for minimal acting fees (freelance theatre) (in German, French, Italian)

We kindly refer to the guidelines provided by t. Theaterschaffen Schweiz as published in autumn 2023

On the website https://www.tpunkt.ch/richtloehne you will find two tools to help calclulating the minimal fees:

t. Calculator for recommended minimal fees and salaries

t. Budget for theatre performances

Minimal fees as recommended by the SSRS (Syndicat Suisse Romand du Spectacle)

Minimal fees and chart of tariffs respective of work experience:



Salaries VPS ASP:

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Salaries at ZHdK / film projects with students:
(in German only)

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