Music Producer Salary (United States)

A Music Producer earns an average salary of $48,859 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Music Producer Salary (?
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$23,206 - $125,850
(Median)
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130K
MEDIAN: $48,858
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Music Producer Salary (?
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$7.57 - $61.83
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$23,206 - $125,850  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,240  
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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$19,620 - $144,983  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$7.57 - $61.83  
   
Overtime
$9.83 - $40.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,240  
   
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).
)
$19,620 - $144,983  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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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

Los Angeles
up arrow 23%
New York
up arrow 21%
National Average
$50,000
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Experience Affects Music Producer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 98%
Experienced
up arrow 49%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$50,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

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
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 44% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 50%
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