Top 10 Hollywood’s Biggest Salaries: From TV to Film

In the digital age streaming is queen. Gone are the days when star power is measured by box office numbers alone (especially in the last year). And while many streamers — here’s looking at you HBO Max — closely guard their viewership numbers, Hollywood stars are still raking it in with lucrative backend deals. Check out who are some of Hollywood’s top earners, according to a new report from Variety.

Sara Gilbert, John Goodman and Laurie Metcalf are each being paid $400,00 per episode for ABC’s “The Conners.”

Alec Baldwin’s salary for the Peacock series “Dr. Death” is $575,000 per episode.

Viola Davis, Michelle Pfeiffer and Gillian Anderson are each being paid $600,000 per episode for the Showtime series “The First Lady.”

Pedro Pascal’s salary for the upcoming series “The Last of Us” is $600,000 per episode.

Kate Winslet was paid $650,000 per episode for the HBO limited series “Mare of Easttown.”

Ted Danson’s salary for the NBC sitcom “Mr. Mayor” is $400,000 per episode.

Jeff Bridges’ salary for the upcoming thriller series “The Old Man” is $1 million per episode.

Steve Martin and Martin Short were both paid $600,000 per episode for the upcoming Hulu series “Only Murders in the Building.”

Angela Bassett’s salary for the NBC drama “9-1-1” is $450,000 per episode.

Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis are each being paid $650,000 to $700,000 per episode for the “Sex and the City” spinoff “And Just Like That.”


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