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Associate Producer, Film/TV Salary

An Associate Producer, Film/TV earns an average salary of $44,661 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$29,617 - $62,231
(Median)
$30K
$45K
$62K
MEDIAN: $44,660
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$9.86 - $25.75
(Median)
$9
$16
$26
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,617 - $62,231  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,823 - $62,999  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 303
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $25.75  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $43.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$27,823 - $62,999  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Job Description for Associate Producer, Film/TV

The associate producer for film and TV works closely with a producer to develop appropriate film and TV programming and formats; however, they may be required to work on more specific elements of a production than the producer. The position includes a wide range of responsibilities, including writing and creating content, communicating between supervisors and subordinates, coordinating between multiple departments, editing, and directing. On occasion, the associate producer may be required to create relevant content for social media outlets. As such, excellent communication skills are essential for this position. Associate producers for film and TV should be able to work well under pressure and be able to respond to a variety of problems rapidly and appropriately. As such, hours and shifts may vary.

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Associate Producer, Film/TV Tasks

  • Act as subject matter expert and stay up to date on trends and opportunities.
  • Write and review scripts and story ideas, identifying spots for audio and video editing.
  • Coordinate schedules for content production and direct teams in accomplishing goals.
  • Edit video and ensure fit to style guides and organizational standards.

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What is it like working as an Associate Producer, Film/TV?

Associate Producer, Film/TV in Los Angeles:
"Long Hours, Stress, Satisfaction When The Project Is Done."
Pros: People working as a team, immediate feedback and notes on moving forward.
Cons: Lots of stress, long hours to get the projects done and done well (not restricted to 9 to 5)

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Experience Affects Associate Producer, Film/TV Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 16%

National Average
$43,000


Skills That Affect Associate Producer, Film/TV Salaries

Editing
up arrow 4%

Online Research
up arrow 4%

Proposal Writing
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$43,000

Technical Writing
up arrow 4%


writing
up arrow 16%

Producing
up arrow 16%

Production Management
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 23%
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