The average salary for a Producer or Director in Los Angeles, California is $73,329.
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Job Description for Producer or Director
Directors and producers work in an office environment overseeing a group of employees to make sure that their work meets company standards. They meet regularly with management to establish goals and procedures, continuously making sure that satisfactory progress is being made. In addition, a director or producer meets with lower-level employees to address any concerns they might have and to get input on how to make processes run more smoothly. Depending on the industry, a director or producer al…Read more
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 Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Budget Management, Video Editing, Project Management and Production 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 $56,972 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Producer or Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,280 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Producer or Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $119,831.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Producer or Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 31.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (19.5% more) and New York, New York (4.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (24.4% less), Portland, Oregon (14.9% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (12.3% less).
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