As of September 2022, the Interfusion Team has successfully implemented our 2023 project priority to standardize overall compensation levels across all disciplines, genders, races, ages, and other demographics for artists teaching at Interfusion VIII. The Pay Equality Initiative also included an 50% increase in DJ Artists pay in addition to raising overall compensation levels for artist professionals that may have been underrepresented.
STANDARDIZATION OF COMPENSATION
See the Artists Pay Rates for Interfusion Festival 2023 that standardized and increased overall pay levels within our program capacity.
$125 Per Hour Rate -DJ Artist (Base)
$150 Per Hour Rate -DJ Artist (Senior)
$250 Per Workshop – Single Facilitator (Base)
$300 Per Workshop – Single Facilitator (Senior)
$400 Per Workshop – Due Facilitators (Base)
$500 Per Workshop – Due Facilitators (Senior)
TOTAL ARTIST BUDGET
The total Interfusion 2023 Baseline Artist Budget is $101,130, for an increase of 74 percent from Interfusion 2022. This increase reflects a standardization of overall artist compensation levels as well as additional support.
IF2023 ARTIST BUDGET
$21,970 | DJ ARTISTS (+146%)
$79,160 | GUIDES (+61%)
$101,130 | TOTAL (+74%)
IF2022 ARTIST BUDGET
$8,930 | DJ ARTISTS
$49,175 | GUIDES
$58,105 | TOTAL
The Pay Equality Initiative aligns with the Interfusion Festival 3rd Core Value of Transparency, 1st Core Principle of Community, and 5th Project Priority of Equity in which we aim to: “Develop and be an industry model for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) within our capacity where all persons are treated with dignity and respect“.
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