Production Manager, Film/TV Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Production Manager, Film/TV is $56,501 per year.
Production Manager, Film/TV Salary (?
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$31,280 - $97,831
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MEDIAN: $56,500
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Production Manager, Film/TV Salary (?
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$11.26 - $38.13
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$31,280 - $97,831  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,080  
Profit Sharing
$900 - $23,600  
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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$30,514 - $100,465  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 180
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.26 - $38.13  
   
Overtime
$13.01 - $41.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,080  
   
Profit Sharing
$900 - $23,600  
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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$30,514 - $100,465  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Job Description for Production Manager, Film/TV

Production managers (film/TV) are in charge of planning and implementing all aspects of production for the films and/or television programs on which they work. They are responsible for managing content throughout the production process, ensuring that all individuals involved meet quality standards. Some of their main responsibilities include solving any production issues, working to standardize workflows, and helping resolve any work-related conflicts within the production team.
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Production Manager, Film/TV Tasks
  • Monitor transmissions to anticipate and troubleshoot technical needs.
  • Maintain and log production equipment performance.
  • Plan and oversee TV program production through operation schedules, equipment orders, and staff management.

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Pay by Experience Level for Production Manager, Film/TV

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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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New York
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Los Angeles
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National Average
$57,000
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Experience Affects Production Manager, Film/TV Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 5%
National Average
$57,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Production Manager, Film/TV Salaries

Budget Management
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National Average
$57,000
Video Editing
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Gender

Female
50%
female alumni
 
Male
50%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 26%
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