$56,366
Avg. Salary
$18.13
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,035

Bonus

$1,600

Profit Sharing

$5,250

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Media Production Manager is $18.13 per hour.

The average pay for a Media Production Manager is $56,366 per year.

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$10.85
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$18.13
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$39.59
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MEDIAN $18.13
10%
$35k
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$56k
50%
$84k
90%
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MEDIAN $56,366
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$84K
MEDIAN: $56,366
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$0$86K
Salary $35,323 - $84,111
Bonus $0.00 - $8,877
Profit Sharing $101 - $4,470
Commission $5,250
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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$32,930 - $86,682
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 397
Hourly Data $0$79
Hourly Rate $10.85 - $39.59
Overtime $13.82 - $79.99
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $0.00 - $8,877
Commission $5,250
Profit Sharing $101 - $4,470
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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$32,930 - $86,682
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 47

Job Description for Media Production Manager

Production managers are responsible for producing various forms of media. Their duties include capturing, directing, and editing media, as well as operating and maintaining computers and other equipment. They also prepare set design and locations, set up and position equipment for production, research and purchase equipment, and oversee production facilities. In all tasks, they must ensure the working environment is safe. While this position is mainly mental, there are physical aspects such as long periods of standing and carrying equipment. They work with cameras, lights, props, and computers and computer software.

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Media Production Manager Tasks
  • Coordinate and supervise media production activities, schedule, and budgets.
  • Manage advertising writing and videos, including obtaining approval and ensuring fit to brand image.
  • Oversee studio, technical, and promotions aspects of media.

Media Production Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Media Production Manager


Media Production Managers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Audio Visual Equipment Use, Audiovisual Systems, Adobe After Effects, and Apple OS X are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Video Editing. Those familiar with Project Management also tend to know Graphic Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Media Production Manager

Pay by Experience for a Media Production Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Media Production Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 119 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Media Production Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Media Production Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 64 salaries. A Media Production Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

25%

-5%

-23%

National Average: $54,875

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

Surpassing the national average by 55 percent, Media Production Managers in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Media Production Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+34 percent), New York (+31 percent), Chicago (+29 percent), and Denver (+27 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Media Production Managers is geography, with workers in Portland earning a whopping 27 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Atlanta (19 percent lower) and Houston (16 percent lower).

Media Production Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Media Production Manager?

Media Production Manager in Plantation:
"Supervised and facilitated the production of marketing video."
Pros: Creative control.
Cons: Workload, pay.

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Key Stats for Media Production Manager

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 96 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Media Production Manager Salaries

▲26%

▲15%

▲4%

National Average
$55,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Media Production Manager Salaries

Audio Visual Equipment Use
▲3%

National Average
$55,000

Audiovisual Systems
▼1%

Adobe After Effects
▼3%


▼5%


Project Management
▼6%

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 15%