Average Film/TV Producer Salary

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The average salary for a Film/TV Producer is $66,762.
MEDIAN $66,762
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$39k - $131k
$977 - $12k
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$4k - $30k
$2k - $6k
Total Pay
$36k - $135k

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Job Description for Film/TV Producer

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Film/TV Producer

The top respondents for the job title Film/TV Producer are from the companies NBCUniversal Media LLC., NBC News and Discovery Channel. 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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Popular Skills for Film/TV Producer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Film/TV Producer

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 $48,405 based on 70 salaries. An early career Film/TV Producer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,304 based on 259 salaries. A mid-career Film/TV Producer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,217 based on 272 salaries. An experienced Film/TV Producer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,671 based on 225 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $92,576.
Employees with Film/TV Producer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 27.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (23.4% more) and San Francisco, California (20.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (8.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (7.9% less).

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