The average rate for a Production Assistant is $13.98 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. A skill in Adobe After Effects is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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$25,323 - $48,867
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$36K
$49K
MEDIAN: $36,282
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$9.87 - $19.36
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MEDIAN: $13.98
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,323 - $48,867  
   
Bonus
$487.22 - $5,939  
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
Commission
$2,600  
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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$21,359 - $45,204  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 318
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.87 - $19.36  
   
Overtime
$14.55 - $29.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$487.22 - $5,939  
   
Commission
$2,600  
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
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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$21,359 - $45,204  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 583

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Job Description for Production Assistant

A production assistant performs many of the behind-the-scenes tasks essential in the creation and editing of content and footage. A production assistant handles the necessary administrative duties of the production process. First and foremost, they aid producers and directors in developing the nature of the content to be created. Next, they procure any personnel or equipment that would be necessary for production.

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Production Assistant Tasks

  • Manage digital images, video and metadata for production team, including archiving and syncing.
  • Answer phones and other communication, update files and enter data.
  • Edit files when production teams cannot.

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Pay by Experience Level for Production Assistant

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,413

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Production Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Production Assistant?

Production Assistant in Los Angeles:
"Office Conditions."
Pros: - incredible staff. - provided meals. - creative environment. - great industry. - fringe entertainment. - casual dress. - team bonding. - invaluable training and growth. - paid overtime.
Cons: - long hours. - occasional stressful work environment. - understaffed.

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Key Stats for Production Assistant

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 126 votes.
068
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Production Assistant Salaries




National Average
$32,000


Skills That Affect Production Assistant Salaries

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 11%

Data Entry
up arrow 10%

Project Management
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Adobe InDesign
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%



National Average
$32,000

Inventory Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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