The average pay for an Executive Producer is $89,799 per year. A skill in Production Management is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$42,866 - $172,465
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MEDIAN: $89,799
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$10.30 - $82.41
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$42,866 - $172,465  
   
Bonus
$2,035 - $45,000  
Profit Sharing
$20,000  
Commission
$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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$39,665 - $174,321  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 281
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $82.41  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$2,035 - $45,000  
   
Commission
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$20,000  
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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$39,665 - $174,321  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Job Description for Executive Producer

Executive producers are in charge of overseeing production activities and collaborating with content producers in their company. They are responsible for selecting content and coordinating with production and engineering teams to make sure all production activities are completed correctly and on time. They interact with other project staff and effectively communicate production issues with them to resolve these problems in a timely manner. They also research and analyze market data to suggest changes to the production processes, as well as take part in the budget creation, cost allocation, and hiring activities.

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Executive Producer Tasks

  • Supervise all aspects of a creative project such as movies, music, TV programs, games or online products.
  • Responsible for the overall quality of the end product.
  • Assess the market viability of project candidates.
  • Supervise the life-cycle of the project from creative conception through production and release of the product.
  • Supervise the finances of the project including the acquisition of financing and the development and oversight of a budget for the project.

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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Producer

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $90,309

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Key Stats for Executive Producer

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Executive Producer Salaries




National Average
$90,000


Skills That Affect Executive Producer Salaries

Production Management
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Project Management
0%

National Average
$90,000


Scheduling
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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