Average Mid-Career Producer or Director Salary

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The average salary for a Mid-Career Producer or Director is $70,106.
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$43k - $102k
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$0 - $26k
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$41k - $109k

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

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 $57,417 based on 88 salaries. An experienced Producer or Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,552 based on 105 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $90,637.
Employees with Producer or Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 39.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (19.1% more) and New York, New York (12.9% more).

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