Production Artist Salary

The average pay for a Production Artist is $18.18 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$32,988 - $67,468
$33K
$46K
$67K
MEDIAN: $45,697
10%
50%
90%

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$12.72 - $29.26
$13
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $18.20
10%
50%
90%

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$0$67K
Salary $32,988 - $67,468
Bonus $384.38 - $4,172
Profit Sharing $1,474
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,165 - $67,491
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 268
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $12.72 - $29.26
Overtime $19.05 - $37.76
Annual Data $0$67K
Bonus $384.38 - $4,172
Profit Sharing $1,474
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$29,165 - $67,491
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 313

Job Description for Production Artist

Production artists use specialized computer software to upload design files, as well as make sure they are accurate. These professionals usually oversee the final version of a file before it is publicized. The day-to-day responsibilities of a production artist include applying design changes, managing multiple projects at the same time, ensuring high quality control, and creating mock-ups. They are also responsible for providing specifications for projects and individual pieces, as well as working closely with creative staff and performing photo retouching. Production artists review materials to ensure they are accurate and consistent and meeting compliance requirements mandated by the workplace.

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Production Artist Tasks

  • Create, maintain, and integrate websites and applications.
  • Troubleshoot web design and build issues.
  • Create, validate, and test sites, and deliver final design files with optimized graphics.
  • Work with advertisers and SEO advisors to optimize web sites.
  • Promote and analyze statistics about web traffic and length of stay.

Common Career Paths for Production Artist


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Production Artist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Production Artist

Pay by Experience Level for Production Artist

Pay by Experience for a Production Artist has a positive trend. An entry-level Production Artist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 293 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production Artist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 156 salaries. An experienced Production Artist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 181 salaries. A Production Artist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 85 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,091

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Production Artist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Production Artist?

Production Artist in San Francisco:
"A job in the graphic design field."
Pros: Getting to work on design files for different kinds of products. Increased knowledge of adobe illustrator and other programs. Work won't "follow me home"
Cons: Work becomes tedious. Originally started off as a contract worker.

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Key Stats for Production Artist

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 108 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Production Artist Salaries

▲32%

▲19%

▲7%

National Average
$42,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Production Artist Salaries

Adobe Dreamweaver
▲7%

▲5%




National Average
$42,000

Adobe Illustrator
▼1%

Adobe Acrobat
▼1%





HTML
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 22%