Average Salary for NBC Employees

Employees at NBC make $72K annually on average. What you do at the company plays the largest role in compensation at NBC, but how long you've been working and where you live affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Finance Directors represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $118K per year — though Executive Producers, Technical Directors, and Film & TV Associate Producers also do fairly well at $105K, around $94K, and $68K, respectively. On the lower end are Film & TV Producers at $50K on average.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $51K annually. The largest fraction of NBC people (32 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn around $84K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $105K annually) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Chicago, Ill. ($98K), New York, N.Y. (approximately $92K), and San Francisco, Calif. ($62K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($50K) in Orlando, Fla., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Illinois offers the highest pay at around $98K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach approximately $129K annually for Certified Public Accountants; non-accredited workers make much less. Human Resources Concepts Certificate Holders also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $55K per year. The best paid folks at NBC have a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), earning $92K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Adobe Illustrator; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $118K per year. A relatively widespread skill at NBC is Microsoft Excel; approximately one-tenth of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Editing.

Benefits and Perks

The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only one in eight survey participants. A strong majority of survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. For the vast majority of workers, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of workers get dental coverage, too. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, 401(a), gym membership, and a company cell phone.

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Key Stats for NBC


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46 %
$30,606 - $76,471
$60,402 - $130,664
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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