Producer

All about an average Media Producer

What a Producer is

Career Girls: TV News Producer "What Is a Producer"

Average Pay for a Producer

  • The national average annual wage for this job is- $71,350
  • The average annual wage for this job in Texas is- $45,850
  • The average hourly wage for this job in Texas is- $34.31

The Basic Skills to be a Producer

  • Communication skills
  • Creativity
  • Leadership skills
  • Management skills

The Activities that Producers do Everyday

  • The Producer selects the script
  • The Producer selects the cast and crew
  • The Producer oversees the performances

Working Conditions

  • Producers usually work in an office-like space
  • Sometimes they have to work on the set and there may be harsh conditions like bad weather

Work hours/Travel

  • The schedule is long and irregular
  • They may have to work evenings, weekends, and sometimes holidays
  • They might have to travel based on the movie/play they are producing
  • So if they might have to travel if needed

Educational Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in Film or Cinema
  • They may go on and earn a Master in Fine arts Degree

Best Colleges to go to be come a Producer

  • DeVry University
  • Full Sail University
  • Walden University
  • ITT Technical Institute

Future Outlook

  • As the Producer becomes more famous, they may earn more money and may work on larger and higher profile projects
  • For the future, the job outlook is a slow 3%. This is because the average theaters or independent movies may not have the funds to support the producers. The big theaters and big Directers will continue to have a large outlook percentage

List of Famous Producers

  • Stephen Spielberg
  • George Lucas
  • Tom Cruise
  • Tom Hanks
  • Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Walt Disney

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