Average Producer or Director Salary in Los Angeles, California

$73,329
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$3,250
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The average salary for a Producer or Director in Los Angeles, California is $73,329.
10%
$46k
MEDIAN
$73k
90%
$128k
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$46k - $128k
Bonus
$2k - $10k
Total Pay
$45k - $131k

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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 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.
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).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 56 survey responses.
Early Career
39.3%
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
19.6%
Late Career
16.1%