A Producer or Director earns an average salary of $55,522 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Producer or Director Total Pay (?
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$34,460 - $100,906
(Median)
34K
56K
79K
100K
MEDIAN: $55,521
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90%
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Producer or Director Total Pay (?
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$12.47 - $53.58
(Median)
12
40
54
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,460 - $100,906  
   
Bonus
$74.75 - $14,453  
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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$32,191 - $107,079  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 289
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$12.47 - $53.58  
   
Overtime
$20.36 - $78.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$74.75 - $14,453  
   
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).
)
$32,191 - $107,079  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 289
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Job Description for Producer or Director
  • Oversee shooting and recording of content, including judging if material will be suitable.
  • Contribute to bidding, pre-production, and final packaging of products.
  • Schedule, supervise, and lead day-to-day video, and/or radio production.
  • Guide vendor selection and negotiations, ensuring schedules are met.
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Pay by Experience Level for Producer or Director
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
New York
up arrow 58%
Los Angeles
up arrow 14%
National Average
$55,000
Seattle
up arrow 24%
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
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Experience Affects Producer or Director Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%
Late-Career
up arrow 29%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$55,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Producer or Director Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 65%
National Average
$55,000
Video Editing
up arrow 2%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
38%
female alumni
 
Male
62%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
15%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 19%
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