Production Specialist Salary

The average salary for a Production Specialist is $51,257 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$33,953 - $82,084

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$10.11 - $24.10

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$33,953 - $82,084  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,879  
Profit Sharing
$961 - $5,756  
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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$26,676 - $80,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 274
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.11 - $24.10  
   
Overtime
$14.66 - $34.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,879  
   
Profit Sharing
$961 - $5,756  
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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$26,676 - $80,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 174
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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.

Production Specialist Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Production Specialist in Chicago:
"Video Production Specialist."
Know how to do everything. If you can't do a project from a to z on your own, then keep learning. Know your cameras, lighting, software, hardware. Be precise on every little detail and then help others on your team by showing them all the ins and outs so that you're all more successful.

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Experience Affects Production Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%


Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Production Specialist Salaries

Production Support
up arrow 10%


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 80 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
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 14%
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