Schedule of Minimums

Schedule of Minimums
for the Writers Guild of America 2023 Theatrical and Television Basic Agreement

The Schedule of Minimums details the minimum rates of compensation for writers covered under the Minimum Basic Agreement (MBA).

The current schedule covers the entire term of the 2023 Basic Agreement, but is not a substitute for the Basic Agreement.  

If there is any inconsistency between this schedule and the Basic Agreement, the Basic Agreement controls.

If you have any questions regarding the application of these provisions or minimums, or relating to categories of minimums not included in this schedule, or if you have a question as to interpretation of the Basic Agreement, please contact Geoff Betts at 212.767.7852.

2023 Schedule of Minimums (PDF)

2020 Schedule of Minimums (PDF)

2017 Schedule of Minimums (PDF) 

2014 Schedule of Minimums (PDF) 

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