The average salary for an Early-Career Production Designer is $44,856.
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Job Description for Production Designer
Production designers must have creative minds, as they are responsible for creating a variety of marketing and graphic designs. Responsibilities may also include the marketing of web pages, banner ads, e-mail campaigns, and other promotional media outlets. Production designers must execute these tasks from conception to completion with near-perfect results in a campaign. The work is mostly mental, as it depends heavily on creative solutions. A production designer must have core fundamental and …Read more
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 in Graphic Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Adobe InDesign, 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 19 salaries. A mid-career Production Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,862 based on 117 salaries. An experienced Production Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,501 based on 88 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,419.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Production Designer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 23.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (20.5% more) and San Francisco, California (13.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (9.3% less).
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