Average Music Producer Salary

$51,333
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,916
Bonus
$2,250
Commission
$2,600
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Music Producer is $51,333.
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$29k
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$51k
90%
$101k
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$29k - $101k
Bonus
$20 - $24k
Profit Sharing
$884 - $31k
Commission
$983 - $3k
Total Pay
$28k - $147k
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What Do Music Producers Do?

Music Producer Tasks
  • Manage, coordinate, and track projects through all stages of production.
  • Attending production meetings.
  • Coordinate and work with sound engineers, designers, and directors.
  • Create and communicate overall concept or plan.

Job Satisfaction for Music Producer

4.2 out of 5
(11)
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What Are Popular Skills for Music Producers?

Skills in Pro/Engineer, Editing, Audio Visual Equipment Use, Production Management and Production Support are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Music Producers?

An entry-level Music Producer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,246 based on 25 salaries. An early career Music Producer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,138 based on 117 salaries. A mid-career Music Producer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,228 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Music Producer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,322 based on 65 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,000.
Employees with Music Producer in their job title in Atlanta, Georgia earn an average of 16.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (16.9% more) and Portland, Oregon (16.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (12.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 296 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.4%
Early Career
39.5%
Mid Career
16.2%
Experienced
22.0%
Late Career
13.9%