Production Artist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Production Artist is $16.63 per hour.
Production Artist Total Pay (?
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$30,086 - $61,747
(Median)
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41K
52K
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MEDIAN: $40,536
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Production Artist Total Pay (?
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$11.98 - $25.26
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,086 - $61,747  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,982  
Profit Sharing
$201.68 - $1,221  
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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$27,351 - $59,622  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 533
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.98 - $25.26  
   
Overtime
$16.24 - $39.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,982  
   
Profit Sharing
$201.68 - $1,221  
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).
)
$27,351 - $59,622  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 533
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Job Description for Production Artist

Production artists use specialized computer software to upload design files, as well as make sure they are accurate. These professionals usually oversee the final version of a file before it is publicized. The day-to-day responsibilities of a production artist include applying design changes, managing multiple projects at the same time, ensuring high quality control, and creating mock-ups. They are also responsible for providing specifications for projects and individual pieces, as well as working closely with creative staff and performing photo retouching. Production artists review materials to ensure they are accurate and consistent and meeting compliance requirements mandated by the workplace.
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Production Artist Tasks
  • Work with advertisers and SEO advisors to optimize web sites.
  • Promote and analyze statistics about web traffic and length of stay.
  • Create, validate, and test sites, and deliver final design files with optimized graphics.
  • Create, maintain, and integrate websites and applications.
  • Troubleshoot web design and build issues.
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Pay by Experience Level for Production Artist

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

Pay Difference By Location

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$38,000
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Experience Affects Production Artist Salaries

National Average
$38,000

Skills That Affect Production Artist Salaries

Adobe Acrobat
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Adobe Illustrator
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Adobe InDesign
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National Average
$38,000
Adobe Photoshop
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Microsoft Office
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Graphic Design
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Corel Draw
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
59%
female alumni
 
Male
41%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 24%
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