Average Executive Producer Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for an Executive Producer is $101,254

Base Salary
$51k - $166k
$2k - $32k
Profit Sharing
$556 - $48k
$0 - $13k
Total Pay
$49k - $180k
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What Do Executive Producers Do?

Executive Producer Tasks
  • Supervise all aspects of a creative project such as movies, music, TV programs, games or online products.
  • Responsible for the overall quality of the end product.
  • Assess the market viability of project candidates.
  • Supervise the life-cycle of the project from creative conception through production and release of the product.
  • Supervise the finances of the project including the acquisition of financing and the development and oversight of a budget for the project.
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How do Executive Producers Rate Their Jobs?

4 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 91 responses, the job of Executive Producer has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.01 out of 5. On average, Executive Producers are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Executive Producers

What is the highest pay for Executive Producers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for an Executive Producer is $166k / year

What is the lowest pay for Executive Producers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for an Executive Producer is $51k / year

How can Executive Producers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as an Executive Producer is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are an Executive Producer that oversees more junior Executive Producers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.