Production Specialist Salary

A Production Specialist earns an average salary of $51,263 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.

$34,267 - $82,436
(Median)
$34K
$51K
$82K
MEDIAN: $51,263
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$10.10 - $23.92
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$15
$24
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,267 - $82,436  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,752  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $5,793  
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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$26,748 - $80,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 274
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.10 - $23.92  
   
Overtime
$14.46 - $34.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,752  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $5,793  
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).
)
$26,748 - $80,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 173
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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 22%


Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Production Specialist Salaries

Production Support
up arrow 10%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$45,000

Production Management
up arrow 9%

Video Editing
up arrow 17%

Graphic Design
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 13%
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