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Production Artist Salary

The average pay for a Production Artist is $17.17 per hour.

$30,723 - $64,201
(Median)
$31K
$43K
$64K
MEDIAN: $42,730
10%
50%
90%

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$12.13 - $25.96
(Median)
$12
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$30,723 - $64,201  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,725  
Profit Sharing
$196.27 - $2,269  
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).
)
$28,121 - $63,419  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 362
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.13 - $25.96  
   
Overtime
$17.91 - $41.14  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,725  
   
Profit Sharing
$196.27 - $2,269  
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).
)
$28,121 - $63,419  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 381

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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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Experience Affects Production Artist Salaries




National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Production Artist Salaries

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 3%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 2%

QuarkXPress
up arrow 2%

Adobe Illustrator
0%

National Average
$40,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Graphic Design
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 4%


Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 156 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 22%
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