Music Producer Salary (United States)

A Music Producer earns an average salary of $48,904 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Music Producer Total Pay (?
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$23,002 - $128,802
(Median)
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98K
130K
MEDIAN: $48,904
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Music Producer Total Pay (?
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$7.57 - $51.82
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$23,002 - $128,802  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,088  
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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$19,783 - $141,405  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 100
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$7.57 - $51.82  
   
Overtime
$10.00 - $49.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,088  
   
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).
)
$19,783 - $141,405  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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Job Description for Music Producer
  • Coordinate and work with sound engineers, designers, and directors.
  • Create and communicate overall concept or plan.
  • Manage, coordinate, and track projects through all stages of production.
  • Attending production meetings.
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Pay by Experience Level for Music Producer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
New York
up arrow 21%
Los Angeles
up arrow 20%
National Average
$51,000
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Experience Affects Music Producer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 98%
Experienced
up arrow 46%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$51,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 21%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 43% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 51%
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