Production Specialist Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Production Specialist is $50,903 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Production Specialist Total Pay (?
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$33,551 - $80,340
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MEDIAN: $50,902
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Production Specialist Total Pay (?
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$9.98 - $23.92
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$33,551 - $80,340  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,494  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $5,960  
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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$26,179 - $77,893  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 354
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.98 - $23.92  
   
Overtime
$14.51 - $33.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,494  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $50,000  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $5,960  
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).
)
$26,179 - $77,893  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 354
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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.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
up arrow 85%
Indianapolis
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Dallas
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National Average
$45,000
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Experience Affects Production Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%
Experienced
up arrow 26%
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$45,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Production Specialist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 4%
Production Support
up arrow 2%
National Average
$45,000
Video Editing
up arrow 25%
Graphic Design
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
38%
female alumni
 
Male
62%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 14%
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