Producers and Directors

Producers and directors create motion pictures, television shows, live theater, commercials, and other performing arts productions. They interpret a writer?s script to entertain or inform an audience.

$71,620

Median US Salary

Bachelor's degree

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Producers and Directors

Currently employed

117,520

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

12%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

10,000 to 49,999

Estimated over the next 10 years

Median Salary by State for Producers and Directors

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

California $99,400

New York $96,170

New Jersey $84,500

District of Columbia $80,540

Maryland $73,210

Delaware $71,350

Virginia $67,810

Massachusetts $66,020

Alaska $64,160

Georgia $64,030

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Maxxing your 401k as Producers and Directors

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

26.5%

Per paycheck

$729.97

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $2,754.62
Pre Tax Retirement $729.97
Before Taxes $2,024.65
Taxes $607.39
Take Home $1,417.25

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