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Production Director, Radio Broadcasting Salary

A Production Director, Radio Broadcasting earns an average salary of $32,563 per year.

$24,706 - $57,918
MEDIAN: $32,562

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$24,706 - $57,918  
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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).
$20,704 - $57,944  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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Job Description for Production Director, Radio Broadcasting

Production directors for radio broadcasting manage all aspects of radio programming, including content, on-air talent, and program sponsors. They decide which programs and music playlists will be broadcast by their radio stations, and they must approve content and program schedules. These directors must have thorough knowledge of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules and regulations, company policies, and applicable federal, state, and local laws. They must familiarize themselves with their organization's computer systems and be able to use them effectively.


Production Director, Radio Broadcasting Tasks

  • Plan, schedule and coordinate recording sessions.
  • Oversee and direct programming.
  • Coordinate and schedule studios, announcers, and programs.
  • Approve, schedule and monitor commercials and other paid programming.

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Pay by Experience Level for Production Director, Radio Broadcasting

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

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Experience Affects Production Director, Radio Broadcasting Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.


18 %
82 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 34%