Average Production Designer Salary

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The average salary for a Production Designer is $48,498.
MEDIAN $48,498
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$36k - $77k
$498 - $10k
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$720 - $5k
Total Pay
$34k - $79k

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Job Description for Production Designer

Production Designer Tasks
  • Edit, format, lay out, design and produce online or physical marketing materials.
  • Create and disseminate proofs, ensuring version control.
  • Edit graphics, photographs and other visuals.
  • Utilize, update and create templates and follow branding policies and style guides.

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Popular Skills for Production Designer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Adobe InDesign, Graphic Design, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Designer

An entry-level Production Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,897 based on 83 salaries. An early career Production Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,856 based on 261 salaries. A mid-career Production Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,862 based on 128 salaries. An experienced Production Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,501 based on 92 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,419.
Employees with Production Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 20.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (16.6% more) and New York, New York (16.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (6.4% less) and Portland, Oregon (3.3% less).

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