Executive Producer Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Executive Producer is $99,518 per year.
Executive Producer Total Pay (?
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$50,117 - $171,783
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MEDIAN: $99,517
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$50,117 - $171,783  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,087  
Profit Sharing
$5,500 - $62,500  
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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$49,834 - $192,562  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 190
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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 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 Difference By Location
Seattle
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles
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Atlanta
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National Average
$103,000
Chicago
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Experience Affects Executive Producer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%
National Average
$103,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
Entry-Level
up arrow 34%

Skills That Affect Executive Producer Salaries

Client Interaction
0%
National Average
$103,000
Budget Management
up arrow 10%
People Management
up arrow 16%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
22%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 13%
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