Average Experienced Producer or Director Salary

$76,950
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$5,087
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The average salary for an Experienced Producer or Director is $76,950.
10%
$43k
MEDIAN
$77k
90%
$125k
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$43k - $125k
Bonus
$1k - $20k
Total Pay
$41k - $134k

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Job Description for Producer or Director

Producer or Director Tasks
  • Schedule, supervise, and lead day-to-day video, and/or radio production.
  • Guide vendor selection and negotiations, ensuring schedules are met.
  • Oversee shooting and recording of content, including judging if material will be suitable.
  • Contribute to bidding, pre-production, and final packaging of products.

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Popular Skills for Producer or Director

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

Pay by Experience Level for Producer or Director

An early career Producer or Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,793 based on 88 salaries. A mid-career Producer or Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,366 based on 105 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $90,637.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Producer or Director in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 19.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (8.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (1.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 246 survey responses.
Early Career
35.8%
Mid Career
42.7%
Late Career
21.5%