Training Requirements for Producers And Directors

Producers and directors need a bachelor's degree and less than 5 years experience.

Degrees for Producers and directors
Percent
Less than High School 0.7
High School 4.6
Some College 13.3
Associates Degree 4.6
Bachelors Degree 59.3
Masters Degree 15.1
Doctorate or Professional Degree 2.4

Employment Outlook for Producers And Directors

This represents about 122,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 11,000 more producers and directors but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 50,000 more.

Typical Income for Producers And Directors

Hourly Income

On average,producers and directors make $45.12 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Producers and directors $15.84 $22.44 $34.11 $54.24 $91.28
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations $10.20 $14.69 $22.69 $34.33 $49.69
Entertainers and performers, sports and related workers $9.11 $11.82 $19.65 $33.21 $59.14
Actors, producers, and directors $11.67 $18.19 $30.22 $52.55 $99.14
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, producers and directors make $93,840 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Producers and directors $32,940 $46,660 $70,950 $112,820 $189,870
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations $21,210 $30,560 $47,190 $71,410 $103,360
Entertainers and performers, sports and related workers $18,940 $24,590 $40,870 $69,070 $123,010
Actors, producers, and directors $24,270 $37,840 $62,850 $109,310 $206,220
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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