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Production Manager, Theater Salary (United States)

A Production Manager, Theater earns an average salary of $48,061 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Scheduling, Budget Management, People Management, and Project Management. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Production Manager, Theater Salary (?
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$30,573 - $74,571
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MEDIAN: $48,060
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Production Manager, Theater Salary (?
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$14.64 - $34.00
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$30,573 - $74,571  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,817  
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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$30,739 - $75,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 223
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.64 - $34.00  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $46.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,817  
   
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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$30,739 - $75,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Job Description for Production Manager, Theater

Being a theater production manager is a very demanding job as it's filled with deadlines, big personalities, and budget constraints. The main duty is to oversee the technical needs of each show at the theater, which can include organizing the lighting, liaising between theater groups, and hiring and supervising technical staff to run the show during the performances.
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Production Manager, Theater Tasks
  • Hire staff, and find and coordinate materials and services such as freight, telecommunications, and technology.
  • Coordinate the operation of wardrobe, lighting, sound, projection, and a variety of other production departments.

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Pay by Experience Level for Production Manager, Theater

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

Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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Chicago
up arrow 11%
New York
up arrow 2%
National Average
$47,000
Washington
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Experience Affects Production Manager, Theater Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%
National Average
$47,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Production Manager, Theater Salaries

Scheduling
up arrow 19%
Budget Management
up arrow 17%
Project Management
up arrow 15%
People Management
up arrow 15%
Budgeting
up arrow 7%
Event Planning
up arrow 4%
National Average
$47,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 21%