$36,336
Avg. Salary
$14.34
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,009

Bonus

$1,011

Profit Sharing

$5,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Production Assistant is $14.34 per hour.

The average pay for a Production Assistant is $36,336 per year.

$9.98
10%
$14.34
50%
$19.69
90%
MEDIAN $14.34
$26k
10%
$36k
50%
$50k
90%
MEDIAN $36,336
$25,885 - $49,990
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MEDIAN: $36,336
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90%

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$9.98 - $19.69
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$0$49K
Salary $25,885 - $49,990
Bonus $207 - $4,013
Profit Sharing $190 - $6,064
Commission $5,000
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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$21,921 - $46,441
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 598
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $9.98 - $19.69
Overtime $14.59 - $30.20
Annual Data $0$46K
Bonus $207 - $4,013
Commission $5,000
Profit Sharing $190 - $6,064
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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$21,921 - $46,441
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,057

Job Description for Production Assistant

A production assistant performs many of the behind-the-scenes tasks essential in the creation and editing of content and footage. A production assistant handles the necessary administrative duties of the production process. First and foremost, they aid producers and directors in developing the nature of the content to be created. Next, they procure any personnel or equipment that would be necessary for production.

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Production Assistant Tasks

  • Manage digital images, video and metadata for production team, including archiving and syncing.
  • Answer phones and other communication, update files and enter data.
  • Edit files when production teams cannot.

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Common Career Paths for Production Assistant


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Popular Skills for Production Assistant

Pay by Experience Level for Production Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Production Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Production Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 719 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 130 salaries. An experienced Production Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 75 salaries. A Production Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,990

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

Production Assistant Reviews

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

Production Assistant in Boston:
Pros: Great boss, positive coworkers, manageable workload, good work/life balance.
Cons: Long commute, salary feels low in comparison to price of rent in the city.

Production Assistant in New York:
"I work assisting in a Fashion Design Stydio."
Pros: Using my skills in Fashion Design, sewing, pattern making, Selecting fabrics. Illustrating, buying, liaison between the company and factories, production, computer data entry.
Cons: Problems with some coworkers. I like to work on environments free of gossiping just concentrate on the job you are doing and respect your coworker.

Production Assistant in Fort Worth:
"How each piece of the puzzle fits."
Listen take notes ask questions.

Production Assistant in Boca Raton:
"Bi-yearly reviews are needed."
Pros: The people are friendly.
Cons: The company is still growing in many of its techniques.

Production Assistant in New York:
"A learning curve."
Pros: Working with my team and development of successful products.
Cons: The compensation and the uncertainty.

Production Assistant in Durant:
Pros: I enjoy being a leader in production and other aspects.
Cons: I feel under appreciated for the job I do.

Production Assistant in Los Angeles:
"Office Conditions."
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Key Stats for Production Assistant

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 272 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Production Assistant Salaries

▲11%

▲9%

▲5%

National Average
$33,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Production Assistant Salaries

▲9%

Project Management
▲7%



▲5%


Adobe After Effects
▲4%




Microsoft Word
▲3%

Adobe InDesign
▼0%

National Average
$33,000


Apple Final Cut Pro
▼1%

Inventory Management
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 272 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 37%