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Film/TV Producer Salary

The average pay for a Film/TV Producer is $61,055 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 Production Management and Project Management.

$35,943 - $126,475
(Median)
$36K
$61K
$130K
MEDIAN: $61,054
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$11.19 - $49.21
(Median)
$11
$22
$49
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,943 - $126,475  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,740  
Profit Sharing
$4,958 - $24,566  
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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$33,362 - $123,748  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 541
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$11.19 - $49.21  
   
Overtime
$2.00 - $84.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,740  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,958 - $24,566  
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).
)
$33,362 - $123,748  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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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

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Experience Affects Film/TV Producer Salaries




National Average
$60,000


Skills That Affect Film/TV Producer Salaries



Technical Writing
0%

National Average
$60,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 31%
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