Music Producer Salary

Men account for the majority of Music Producers in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $50K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Just under a third enjoy medical while just under a fifth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately one-fifth. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction.

$24,195 - $119,362
$24K
$50K
$120K
MEDIAN: $50,454
10%
50%
90%

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$11.17 - $51.32
$11
$28
$51
MEDIAN: $28.00
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50%
90%

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$0$119K
Salary $24,195 - $119,362
Bonus $50.34 - $99,329
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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$24,474 - $119,449
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 123
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $11.17 - $51.32
Hourly Tips $1.90
Overtime $16.79
Annual Data $0$119K
Bonus $50.34 - $99,329
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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$24,474 - $119,449
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 53

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Job Description for Music Producer

A music producer assists artists and groups in the studio in creating recorded music. Typically, a producer works closely with the musicians and singers to create an overall tone, feel or expression in the recording. He or she also engages with the various technical professionals required to record music and supervises studio engineers and mixers in creating the final product. In some situations, a producer may have artistic input as well, advising on composition, songwriting and arrangement. He or she may bring in outside musicians and even suggest material to record.

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Music Producer Tasks

  • Manage, coordinate, and track projects through all stages of production.
  • Attending production meetings.
  • Coordinate and work with sound engineers, designers, and directors.
  • Create and communicate overall concept or plan.

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Pay by Experience Level for Music Producer

Pay by Experience for a Music Producer has a positive trend. An entry-level Music Producer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 97 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Music Producer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Music Producer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 42 salaries. A Music Producer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 18 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,306

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

For Music Producers, Miami provides a pay rate that is 38 percent greater than the national average. Music Producers will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+31 percent) and Los Angeles (+7 percent).

Key Stats for Music Producer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Music Producer Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲20%

National Average
$51,000

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 71%
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