Film/TV Producer Salary

The average pay for a Film/TV Producer is $63,782 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 and Project Management.

$37,858 - $134,897
(Median)
$38K
$64K
$130K
MEDIAN: $63,782
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$11.19 - $50.00
(Median)
$11
$23
$50
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,858 - $134,897  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,336  
Profit Sharing
$12,500  
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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$36,140 - $136,067  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 592
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$11.19 - $50.00  
   
Overtime
$12.36 - $77.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,336  
   
Profit Sharing
$12,500  
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).
)
$36,140 - $136,067  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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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

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,129

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Experience Affects Film/TV Producer Salaries




National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect Film/TV Producer Salaries

Budgeting
up arrow 57%


Production Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$62,000

Technical Writing
up arrow 3%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 89 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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