Average Film/TV Producer Salary

$68,432
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,883
Bonus
$5,000
Commission
$5,678
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Film/TV Producer is $68,432.
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$40k
MEDIAN
$68k
90%
$133k
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$40k - $133k
Bonus
$789 - $13k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $29k
Commission
$2k - $28k
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$37k - $140k
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What Do Film/TV Producers Do?

Film/TV Producer Tasks
  • Create, write, produce, shoot, and edit television commercials and/or programs.
  • Coordinate with writers and editors to produce timely pieces.
  • Oversee budgeting, staffing, talent recruitment, and technical crews.
  • Edit and add graphics and credits to footage.

Job Satisfaction for Film/TV Producer

3.7 out of 5
(76)
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Popular Employer Salaries for Film/TV Producer

The top respondents for the job title Film/TV Producer are from the companies NBCUniversal Media LLC., Discovery Channel and NBC News. Reported salaries are highest at NBCUniversal Media LLC. where the average pay is $104,665. Discovery Channel pays the lowest at around $81,779.

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What Are Popular Skills for Film/TV Producers?

Skills in People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Budgeting, Video Editing, Project Management and Production Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Film/TV Producers?

An entry-level Film/TV Producer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,351 based on 17 salaries. An early career Film/TV Producer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,436 based on 186 salaries. A mid-career Film/TV Producer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,975 based on 188 salaries. An experienced Film/TV Producer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,040 based on 198 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,044.
Employees with Film/TV Producer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 37.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (26.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (21.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (19.6% less), Miami, Florida (15.3% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 666 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.6%
Early Career
27.9%
Mid Career
28.2%
Experienced
29.7%
Late Career
11.6%