Rates

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Voiceover Rate Card

I like to keep pricing simple, transparent, and consistent. However, there are many factors that go into creating your voiceover. Below are general base rates. Actual rates may vary.

You’ll find my rates are in line with, but below industry-standard rates. However, if you don’t see rates within your budget, let me know. I’m sure we can work something out.

Explainer Videos

For use on company/organization website and company/organization YouTube/Vimeo Channels. Full-buyout, usage in perpetuity. Not for broadcast or paid advertising, including YouTube preroll and other Internet advertising. Times are finished minutes.

:00 – 1:30 – $150 USD

1:30 – 3:00 – $200 USD

3:00 – 5:00 – $300 USD

5:00 or more – Request a quote

Background Music: Add $20 per track.

eLearning, Training, tutorial modules

Narration for training and self-paced instructional modules. For internal use only, not for broadcast.

$.20 per word, USD

Minimum: $250 USD

Split files: Additional $1 USD per file.

Corporate Video

For use on company/organization website and company/organization YouTube/Vimeo Channels. Full-buyout, usage in perpetuity. Not for broadcast or paid advertising, including YouTube preroll and other Internet advertising. Times are finished minutes.

:00 – 2:00 – $200 USD

2:00 – 400 – $300 USD

4:00 – 7:00 – $400 USD

7:00 – 10:00 – $550 USD

10:00 or more – Request a quote

Museum, City, and Historical Tour Narration

For audio tours, online virtual tours, talking statues, exhibition voiceover, etc. Full buyout, usage in perpetuity.

$.20 per word, USD

Minimun $250 USD

Split Files: $1 USD per file

Telephone IVR & On-Hold Messages

IVR: $100 USD + $5 per prompt

On-Hold Messages: $100 USD + $5 USD per 3-6 sentence message

Background Music: $20 USD per track

Monthly retainer & Bulk Rates: Request a quote

Real-Estate Virtual Tours

For use on company/organization website and company/organization YouTube/Vimeo Channels. Full-buyout, usage in perpetuity. Not for broadcast or paid advertising, including YouTube preroll and other Internet advertising. Times are finished minutes.

:00 – 2:00 – $50 USD

2:00 – 5:00 – $100 USD

5:00 – 10:00 – $200 USD

Background Music: Add $20 USD per track

BROADCAST: Television Commercial, Paid Internet Advertising (e.g. – YouTube Preroll Ads)

Minimum rate/spot: 13-week cycle

Local: $400 USD

Regional: $1000 USD

National: $2000 USD

BROADCAST: Television Tags

Minimum rate/spot: 13-week cycle

Local: $100 USD

Regional: $200

National: $1000

BROADCAST: Radio Commercial

Minimum rate/spot: 13-week cycle

Local (Small Market): $200 USD

Local (Large Market): $300 USD

Regional: $500 USD

National: $1000 USD

BROADCAST: Radio Tags

Local : $100 USD

Regional: $200 USD

National: $300 USD

BROADCAST: Documentary Narration

Full buyout for broadcast television and online streaming.

30 min program, less dense narration: $400 USD

30 min program, “wall-to-wall” or dense narration: $800

60 min program, less dense narration: $800 USD

60 min program, “wall-to-wall” or dense narration: $1600 USD

60+ min, feature length documentary: Request a quote.

Not sure how dense your narration is? Request a quote.

Other Projects

If you require a voice over for a project not posted above, or if you have any questions regarding your specific project please send me the details. Request a quote or send me an email at jim@jimkirkvo.com.

What’s included?

  • Professionally-trained American male voiceover
  • Quick turnaround, often within 24 hours depending on length of script
  • Friendly, hassle-free service
  • Edited & professionally mastered audio files
  • Files in WAV, MP3, or AIFF format (based on your specifications)
  • Audio delivered via email, Dropbox, or Google Drive
  • Up to 3 free revisions to correct or adjust a read to your satisfaction*

* I will always correct mistakes on my part free of charge. Revisions may incur an additional fee if they are due to script changes after script approval or recording has taken place. After the 3 free revisions, revisions are $5 per 50 words. Any billable revisions will be discussed and a quote will be provided.

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