Film/TV Producer Salary

The average pay for a Film/TV Producer is $66,677 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Budgeting, Proposal Writing, and Budget Management.

$38,894 - $131,674
$39K
$67K
$130K
MEDIAN: $66,618
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$10.69 - $50.00
$11
$21
$50
MEDIAN: $21.32
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,894 - $131,674  
   
Bonus
$985 - $11,745  
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
Commission
$5,500  
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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$35,694 - $130,092  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 407
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.69 - $50.00  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $67.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$985 - $11,745  
   
Commission
$5,500  
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
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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$35,694 - $130,092  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 84

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Job Description for Film/TV Producer

Being a Television or Movie Producer is for anyone who has a penchant for micromanagement, is willing to find and secure funding, and has an eye for scripts that will work great on camera. The Producer has to be everything on the set. They need to review the scripts that are offered to them, find the money to fund everything, and then make sure that their staff get the job done as brilliantly as possible. There is no master’s degree in video production, but there are relevant fields that can help. Getting a bachelor’s in writing, management, the arts, acting, or similar areas can be a great way to prepare yourself.

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Film/TV Producer Tasks

  • Oversee budgeting, staffing, talent recruitment, and technical crews.
  • Edit and add graphics and credits to footage.
  • Create, write, produce, shoot, and edit television commercials and/or programs.
  • Coordinate with writers and editors to produce timely pieces.

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Pay by Experience Level for Film/TV Producer

Pay by Experience for a Film/TV Producer has a positive trend. An entry-level Film/TV Producer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 197 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Film/TV Producer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 195 salaries. An experienced Film/TV Producer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 172 salaries. A Film/TV Producer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 56 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,625

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Film/TV Producer

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Film/TV Producer Salaries

▲32%

▲30%

▲5%

National Average
$64,000

▼25%

Skills That Affect Film/TV Producer Salaries

▲44%

Proposal Writing
▲12%

Budget Management
▲11%



Production Management
▼0%

National Average
$64,000

▼10%

Client Interaction
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 30%
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