$47,913
Avg. Salary
$18.47
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Production Manager, Theater is $18.47 per hour.

The average pay for a Production Manager, Theater is $47,913 per year.

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$13.40
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$32.00
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MEDIAN $18.47
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$33k
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$69k
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MEDIAN $47,913
$32,729 - $68,548
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MEDIAN: $47,913
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$0$68K
Salary $32,729 - $68,548
Bonus $101 - $7,047
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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$31,728 - $68,901
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 301
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $13.40 - $32.00
Hourly Tips $0.53
Overtime $6.04 - $52.15
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $101 - $7,047
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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$31,728 - $68,901
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 52

Job Description for Production Manager, Theater

Being a theater production manager is a very demanding job as it's filled with deadlines, big personalities, and budget constraints. The main duty is to oversee the technical needs of each show at the theater, which can include organizing the lighting, liaising between theater groups, and hiring and supervising technical staff to run the show during the performances.

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Production Manager, Theater Tasks
  • Coordinate the operation of wardrobe, lighting, sound, projection, and a variety of other production departments.
  • Hire staff, and find and coordinate materials and services such as freight, telecommunications, and technology.

Production Manager, Theater Job Listings

Popular Skills for Production Manager, Theater


Survey results suggest that Theater Production Managers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Job Scheduling, Budget Management, Event Management, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 11 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Scheduling, Budgeting, and People Management. Those proficient in Event Planning are, more often than not, also skilled in Budget Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Manager, Theater

Pay by Experience for a Production Manager, Theater has a positive trend. An entry-level Production Manager, Theater with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 65 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production Manager, Theater with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Production Manager, Theater which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 71 salaries. A Production Manager, Theater with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 32 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-14%

National Average: $47,414

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

Surpassing the national average by 51 percent, Theater Production Managers in Los Angeles receive some of the highest pay in the country. Theater Production Managers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+26 percent) and New York (+9 percent). Theater Production Managers in Minneapolis take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 20 percent less than the national average. Chicago and San Francisco are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 14 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively.

Production Manager, Theater Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Production Manager, Theater?

Production Manager, Theater in Scottsdale:
"Create Leaders not Followers."
Positive feedback to your team.

Production Manager, Theater in Scottsdale:
"Create Leaders not Followers."
Give yourself a break and remain calm. Remember to delegate, and that still means you're responsible for all delegations. Build Leaders not Followers. Knowledge is power so learn and listen daily, and have your crew do the same. Technology changes quickly and you need to stay on top of this. Professional Development is everywhere and doesn't always have to be an extra cost. Communication skills are very necessary. Positive attitude leads to a positive attitude and team.

Production Manager, Theater in Houston:
"Work well with everyone, someday they may be your boss."

Production Manager, Theater in Atlanta:
Build a good team around you that will support you and is extremely knowledgeable in their particular field.

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Key Stats for Production Manager, Theater

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 64 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
14%

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Experience Affects Production Manager, Theater Salaries

▲31%

▲10%

▲1%

National Average
$47,000

▼20%

Skills That Affect Production Manager, Theater Salaries

Job Scheduling
▲12%



Event Management
▲5%



National Average
$47,000

People Management
▼6%

Budgeting
▼9%

Scheduling
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 25%