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Salaries for

Producer

Virginia Median
$55,000
National Median
$55,000
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

Producer

A producer works on movies or TV shows to aid in every step of the creation process.

A typical day in the life of a producer might include:

  • Selecting scripts for new productions; sitting in on auditions
  • Overseeing the production staff, lighting, choreography, performances, etc.
  • Creating and maintaining a budget and approving any changes in production
  • Overseeing the post-production process, including sound, editing, music, and the overall tone of the production.

Salaries for

Producer

Virginia Median
$55,000
National Median
$55,000
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

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Top Pay by Location

These cities have the highest paying median for Producer
Dallas, TX
$65,000
Los Angeles, CA
$60,000
Miami, FL
$55,000
Nashville, TN
$55,000
Charlotte, NC
$55,000
Houston, TX
$55,000
Atlanta, GA
$54,000
New York, NY
$51,000
Salary information is calculated from job seeker profiles and job postings. Both hourly and yearly wages could be reported.

A typical day in the life of a producer might include:

  • Selecting scripts for new productions; sitting in on auditions
  • Overseeing the production staff, lighting, choreography, performances, etc.
  • Creating and maintaining a budget and approving any changes in production
  • Overseeing the post-production process, including sound, editing, music, and the overall tone of the production.

Insider Tips

A producer earns an average salary of $55,000 per year. Most positions require applicants to hold at least a bachelor's degree. Experience is highly valuable in this industry.