Film/TV Producer Salary

A Film/TV Producer earns an average salary of $67,683 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Budgeting is associated with high pay for this job.

$38,834 - $133,841
$39K
$68K
$130K
MEDIAN: $67,683
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50%
90%

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$10.66 - $50.04
$11
$22
$50
MEDIAN: $21.78
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,834 - $133,841  
   
Bonus
$795 - $11,745  
Profit Sharing
$8,500  
Commission
$13,000  
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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$35,347 - $130,761  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 421
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.66 - $50.04  
   
Overtime
$15.28 - $66.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$795 - $11,745  
   
Commission
$13,000  
Profit Sharing
$8,500  
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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$35,347 - $130,761  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 88

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Film/TV Producer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,349

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Key Stats for Film/TV Producer

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Film/TV Producer Salaries

▲35%

▲26%

▲5%

National Average
$64,000

▼25%

Skills That Affect Film/TV Producer Salaries

Budgeting
▲43%

Budget Management
▲10%


Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$64,000


▼12%

Client Interaction
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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