Production Manager, Television Salary

Television Production Managers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up a little more than half of Television Production Managers. Pay fluctuates from $39K to $86K per year, but expected earnings average $58K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Television Production Managers survey respondents are men (77 percent). Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,203 - $85,947
$41K
$58K
$86K
MEDIAN: $58,272
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Salary $41,203 - $85,947
Bonus $507 - $24,658
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$39,444 - $86,361
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 51

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Job Description for Production Manager, Television

On a television set, there are lots of hard-working individuals that put in time and effort to make sure a program is put together properly. The person that manages these people, as well as the equipment they use, is the production manager. The production manager makes sure the right people are hired for the many jobs on set. A production manager is also in charge of the budget. The success or failure of any program essentially lies on the production manager's shoulders.

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Production Manager, Television Tasks

  • Oversee production teams and schedules, setting goals and implementing procedures.
  • Write reports, communications, and presentations.
  • Hire, train, manage, and terminate staff.
  • Supervise set up, recording and editing, troubleshooting and ensuring adherence to safety regulations.
  • Plan budget and space allocations, coordinating staff assignments.

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Pay by Experience Level for Production Manager, Television

Pay by Experience for a Production Manager, Television has a positive trend. An entry-level Production Manager, Television with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production Manager, Television with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Production Manager, Television which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 18 salaries. A Production Manager, Television with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 18 salaries.

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Key Stats for Production Manager, Television

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Production Manager, Television Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$60,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Production Manager, Television Salaries

Video Editing
▲14%

National Average
$60,000

Project Management
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 20%
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