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Executive Producer, Television Productions Salary

An Executive Producer, Television Productions earns an average salary of $87,546 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
$47,747 - $179,760
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $87,545
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Salary
$47,747 - $179,760  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,696  
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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$47,681 - $189,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 167
United States (change)

Job Description for Executive Producer, Television Productions

An executive producer in television productions, sometimes known as a "head producer," is primarily responsible for managing all operations related to a particular television program. Education requirements are not strict for this position, although many executive producers have an educational background in film, journalism, or production management.

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Executive Producer, Television Productions Tasks

  • Supervise postproduction, including first and final cuts.
  • Liaise between networks, financial backers, and production companies.
  • Create and develop television programming that meet advertising, ratings, and finance criteria.
  • Set budgets, schedules, and quality benchmarks.

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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Producer, Television Productions

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Executive Producer, Television Productions Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

National Average
$88,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 17%