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Showbiz® Labor Guide (Free)

Free, searchable collection of scale rates for SAG-AFTRA, IATSE, DGA, WGA, Teamsters and more.


Need minimum rates for a crab dolly grip, or SAG scale for a day player? This FREE searchable entertainment industry rates database gives you 24/7 access to:

– Union and Guild rates

– Overtime and guarantees by position

– Occupation codes for entertainment industry unions


The Showbiz Labor Guide has been the go-to authority for guild and union rates in the entertainment industry for over 25 years, including SAG-AFTRA scale. Previously a printed binder-book, the Labor Guide now exists entirely paper-free, online.

Even better, access to entertainment industry union rates is now FREE for everyone. Producers and production accountants can simply register for the Labor Guide for instant access to union and guild rates and contracts.

Jump into the database of searchable union rates for the following:

  • IATSE union rates – West Coast and East Coast Agreements
  • Teamsters rates and Basic Crafts
  • Area Standards rates
  • SAG-AFTRA scale rates
  • WGA wage scales and fees
  • DGA wage scales and fees
  • AFM fees and schedules

The Labor Guide also displays overtime rates and guarantees per job category, plus a section of Fringe rates such as Pension, Health and Vacation pay.