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Production Manager, Television Salary

Approximately one-half of Television Production Managers in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $40K to $92K per year, and the average comes out to $62K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Job satisfaction for Television Production Managers is high. The majority of Television Production Managers (64 percent) survey respondents are male. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$40,632 - $92,056
(Median)
$41K
$62K
$92K
MEDIAN: $61,870
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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$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$40,632 - $92,056  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,500  
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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$39,873 - $92,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100

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Job Description for Production Manager, Television

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Production Manager, Television

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


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $51K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $62K. Television Production Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $65K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $57K.

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Experience Affects Production Manager, Television Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$62,000

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 10%
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