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Production Manager, Theater Salary (United States)

A Production Manager, Theater earns an average salary of $45,493 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Project Management, Budget Management, Scheduling, People Management, and Event Planning. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Production Manager, Theater Salary (?
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$30,400 - $74,657
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MEDIAN: $45,493
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Production Manager, Theater Salary (?
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$13.76 - $32.97
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$30,400 - $74,657  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,128  
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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$30,441 - $75,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 227
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.76 - $32.97  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $46.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,128  
   
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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$30,441 - $75,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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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 15%
New York
0%
National Average
$45,000
Washington
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Experience Affects Production Manager, Theater Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%
National Average
$45,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Production Manager, Theater Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 32%
Budget Management
up arrow 32%
Scheduling
up arrow 23%
People Management
up arrow 19%
Event Planning
up arrow 10%
National Average
$45,000

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 20%