Film/TV Producer Salary

The average pay for a Film/TV Producer is $66,677 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Budgeting, Proposal Writing, and Budget Management.

$38,379 - $126,562
$38K
$66K
$130K
MEDIAN: $66,121
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50%
90%

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$11.19 - $60.08
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$21
$60
MEDIAN: $21.21
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$0$130K
Salary $38,379 - $126,562
Bonus $1,008 - $12,289
Profit Sharing $6,500
Commission $6,000
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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$35,362 - $130,011
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 372
Hourly Data $0$60
Hourly Rate $11.19 - $60.08
Overtime $14.54 - $39.82
Annual Data $0$130K
Bonus $1,008 - $12,289
Commission $6,000
Profit Sharing $6,500
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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$35,362 - $130,011
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 79

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Job Description for Film/TV Producer

Being a Television or Movie Producer is for anyone who has a penchant for micromanagement, is willing to find and secure funding, and has an eye for scripts that will work great on camera. The Producer has to be everything on the set. They need to review the scripts that are offered to them, find the money to fund everything, and then make sure that their staff get the job done as brilliantly as possible. There is no master’s degree in video production, but there are relevant fields that can help. Getting a bachelor’s in writing, management, the arts, acting, or similar areas can be a great way to prepare yourself.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Film/TV Producer


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Popular Skills for Film/TV Producer

Pay by Experience Level for Film/TV Producer

Pay by Experience for a Film/TV Producer has a positive trend. An entry-level Film/TV Producer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 197 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Film/TV Producer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 195 salaries. An experienced Film/TV Producer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 172 salaries. A Film/TV Producer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 56 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,890

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Film/TV Producer

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Film/TV Producer Salaries

▲33%

▲31%

▲6%

National Average
$63,000

▼24%

Skills That Affect Film/TV Producer Salaries

▲46%

Proposal Writing
▲13%

Budget Management
▲12%



Production Management
▲1%

National Average
$63,000


Client Interaction
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 28%
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