Executive Producer Salary

The average pay for an Executive Producer is $88,649 per year. A skill in Production Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$42,412 - $173,392
$42K
$89K
$170K
MEDIAN: $88,649
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50%
90%

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$11.66 - $83.84
$12
$20
$84
MEDIAN: $20.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$42,412 - $173,392  
   
Bonus
$2,043 - $36,026  
Profit Sharing
$20,000  
Commission
$12,500  
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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$40,466 - $175,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 260
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$11.66 - $83.84  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$2,043 - $36,026  
   
Commission
$12,500  
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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$40,466 - $175,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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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

Pay by Experience for an Executive Producer has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Producer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 61 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive Producer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 93 salaries. An experienced Executive Producer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 134 salaries. An Executive Producer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 57 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $89,553

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Key Stats for Executive Producer

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Executive Producer Salaries

▲13%

▲12%

▲5%

National Average
$90,000

▼38%

Skills That Affect Executive Producer Salaries

Production Management
▲72%



National Average
$90,000



Scheduling
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 16%