Digital Producer Salary

Average Digital Producers in the United States make around $60K per year. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Digital Producers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women Digital Producers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$38,520 - $89,654
$39K
$60K
$90K
MEDIAN: $59,645
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$13.71 - $35.61
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$0$89K
Salary $38,520 - $89,654
Bonus $0.00 - $9,894
Profit Sharing $2,000
Total Pay (?
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$35,387 - $89,537
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 431
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $13.71 - $35.61
Overtime $19.88 - $44.79
Annual Data $0$89K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,894
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$35,387 - $89,537
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 61

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Job Description for Digital Producer

A digital producer's main responsibility is the creation of digital media for projects; this may include web design, music, videos, and other media. The producer is responsible for delivering the client's desired product and making adjustments based on client feedback. Digital producers must be able to prioritize tasks and manage day-to-day operations to ensure that deadlines are met. They are also responsible for assessing risks and proactively addressing potential issues through problem solving; additionally, they must work as part of a team to implement solutions to issues.

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Digital Producer Tasks

  • Manage full-cycle production of videos, website development, social web and/or mobile applications, online advertising, and email marketing.
  • Develop concept, design and/or narratives for projects.
  • Work with project managers to ensure the workflow, documentation, rights and clearances, and content tagging standards are upheld.
  • Lead a team of developers, designers, and strategists to ensure that the final product is consistent with the client's vision, budget and timeline.

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Popular Skills for Digital Producer


Digital Producers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Lucky workers who know User Experience Design can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 25 percent above average. HTML and Account Management are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 12 percent and 25 percent. Those listing Adobe Photoshop as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Search Engine Optimization and Social Media Optimization also typically command lower compensation. Those proficient in Project Management are, more often than not, also skilled in Video Editing.

Pay by Experience Level for Digital Producer

Pay by Experience for a Digital Producer has a positive trend. An entry-level Digital Producer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 301 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Digital Producer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 174 salaries. An experienced Digital Producer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 78 salaries. A Digital Producer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,039

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Digital Producers, Philadelphia provides a pay rate that is 19 percent greater than the national average. Digital Producers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+18 percent), Los Angeles (+17 percent), New York (+16 percent), and San Francisco (+16 percent). Digital Producers in Sacramento make 24 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Chicago and Austin are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 20 percent lower and 19 percent lower, respectively.

Digital Producer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Digital Producer?

Digital Producer in Portland:
"Satisfying."
Pros: My job keeps changing. It has new challenges.
Cons: People who are not clear, or who do not communicate.

Digital Producer in Charlotte:
"Best Job, Ever!"
Pros: It's the same, but different everyday. I know I'll come in and sit at my desk everyday, but I never know what the day will bring. Plus, I basically get paid to play on the internet!
Cons: Working weekends and on holidays.

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Key Stats for Digital Producer

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 81 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Digital Producer Salaries

▲27%

Late-Career
▲18%

▲14%

National Average
$59,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Digital Producer Salaries

User Experience (UX) Design
▲25%

HTML
▲12%

Account Management
▲12%


Graphic Design
▲7%



Client Interaction
▲3%

National Average
$59,000


▼11%

▼14%



Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▼30%

Adobe Photoshop
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 15%
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