The average pay for an Executive Producer is $91,179 per year. A skill in Production Management is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$45,774 - $162,429
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$46K
$91K
$160K
MEDIAN: $91,179
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$10.21 - $83.19
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$45,774 - $162,429  
   
Bonus
$2,500 - $35,750  
Profit Sharing
$24,000  
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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$40,933 - $167,531  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 283
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $83.19  
   
Overtime
$28.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$2,500 - $35,750  
   
Commission
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$24,000  
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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$40,933 - $167,531  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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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 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: $92,183

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Experience Affects Executive Producer Salaries




National Average
$92,000


Skills That Affect Executive Producer Salaries

Production Management
up arrow 67%


People Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$92,000

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Client Interaction
up arrow 3%

Scheduling
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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