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Producer-Director, TV/Cable Broadcast Salary

For TV & Cable Broadcast Producer-Directors, yearly average wages total $52K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Making up 71 percent of those who took the survey, male TV & Cable Broadcast Producer-Directors greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
$30,368 - $118,633
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MEDIAN: $51,873
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$10.62 - $40.61
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,368 - $118,633  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
Total Pay (?
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$28,851 - $117,841  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 251
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$10.62 - $40.61  
   
Overtime
$16.22 - $97.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
   
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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$28,851 - $117,841  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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Job Description for Producer-Director, TV/Cable Broadcast

  • Direct actors and technical staff to create and produce footage.
  • Edit, quality control, and distribute videos.
  • Write scripts, gather, evaluate, and assemble footage.

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Pay by Experience Level for Producer-Director, TV/Cable Broadcast

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


TV & Cable Broadcast Producer-Directors with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $39K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $51K on average — a distinctly larger sum. TV & Cable Broadcast Producer-Directors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $60K. TV & Cable Broadcast Producer-Directors who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $74K.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 101 percent, TV & Cable Broadcast Producer-Directors in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. TV & Cable Broadcast Producer-Directors will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+22 percent).

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Experience Affects Producer-Director, TV/Cable Broadcast Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 90 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 18%