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Executive Producer Salary

The average salary for an Executive Producer is $100,428 per year.
$50,470 - $175,754
MEDIAN: $100,427

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$50,470 - $175,754  
$0.00 - $30,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,537 - $50,868  
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).
$50,139 - $194,156  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 242
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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.


Executive Producer Tasks

  • 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.
  • Assess the market viability of project candidates.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Producer

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Experience Affects Executive Producer Salaries

National Average

up arrow 35%

Skills That Affect Executive Producer Salaries

Client Interaction
up arrow 2%

National Average

People Management
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.


43 %
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 11%