Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Production Assistant is $14.98
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Production Assistants?
An entry-level Production Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.30 based on 133 salaries. An early career Production Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.89 based on 772 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Production Assistants Do?
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.
In many ongoing television productions, a production assistant is responsible …Read more
- 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.