Average Salary for NBC Employees

The median salary at NBC is $76K per year. The most important factor affecting pay for NBC employees is your experience level, though your job title and where you live play a role as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $80K annually. The largest slice of the NBC workforce (30 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $59K per year.


Earning $120K annually on average, Executive Producers receive the most money, followed by Marketing Directors (around $103K), Technical Directors (approximately $94K), and Animators ($78K). Film & TV Producers make an average about $50K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($125K per year) can be spotted in Englewood Cliffs, N.J.; Dallas, Texas ($105K), New York, N.Y. ($92K), and Chicago, Ill. (around $83K) are the next top-paying cities. Stamford, Conn. is near the bottom for pay at approximately $59K. By state, NBC pays its New Jersey employees the most; the pay rate there is $128K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Public Accountants, who make $189K per year. NBC compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at approximately $111K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Adobe Illustrator; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $85K per year. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; just over a fifth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Employees also tend to know Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, and Editing.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just 23 percent. A strong majority of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A large number of respondents receive health insurance, and a fair number of workers get dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, gym membership, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for NBC


51 %
49 %
$31,375 - $83,988
$40,851 - $128,038
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

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