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Production Specialist Salary

A Production Specialist earns an average salary of $50,721 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Production Support is associated with high pay for this job.
$33,679 - $79,399
(Median)
$34K
$51K
$79K
MEDIAN: $50,720
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$10.02 - $24.03
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$24
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$33,679 - $79,399  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,664  
Profit Sharing
$981 - $5,918  
Commission
$0.00 - $50,000  
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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$26,487 - $76,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 233
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.02 - $24.03  
   
Overtime
$14.38 - $33.75  
National Annualized 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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,664  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $50,000  
Profit Sharing
$981 - $5,918  
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).
)
$26,487 - $76,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 149
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Job Description for Production Specialist

Much of the professional media consumed (in such mediums as television, radio, and film) are the end result of many people collaborating to create a polished final product. The person who guides the production process is called a production specialist. Production specialists coordinate the production teams to ensure work is efficient and meets the standards of the creators and distributors of the content. The specific tasks performed in this role vary depending on the medium and employer, but general tasks of a production specialist may include coordinating studio scheduling, as well as overseeing script writing, set design, and audiovisual engineering. They also manage the post-production process to ensure an exceptional final product. Production specialists may be supervised by senior production specialists or act in that role themselves.

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Production Specialist Tasks

  • Monitor each plant and coordinate with Supply Chain Management if shortages occur.
  • Develop operating plans to meet order needs.
  • Coordinate industrial plant processes.
  • Evaluate labor and plan work schedules and assignments.

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Pay by Experience Level for Production Specialist

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

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Experience Affects Production Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Production Specialist Salaries

Production Support
up arrow 12%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$45,000

Video Editing
up arrow 24%

Graphic Design
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 14%