Cultural producer - Salary and Career
Artistic and Cultural Producers

Cultural producer - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They implement projects for the production of artistic and cultural shows (theatre, dance, opera, exhibitions and others), audiovisual (cinema, video, television, radio and music production) and multimedia. To do so, they create proposals, carry out the pre-production and finalization of the projects, managing the financial resources available for the same.

How much does an Cultural producer earn

A Cultural producer earns between $1.390 and $9.195 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.417 and a median salary of $2.500 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 608 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Cultural producer

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.417 41.002 854 17
1º Quartile 1.390 16.679 347 7
Median Salary 2.500 30.000 625 12
3º Quartile 7.013 84.154 1.753 34
Higher Salary 9.195 110.345 2.299 45

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • communicators, artists and religious
      • performance and arts professionals
        • artistic and cultural producers

Related Positions:

Main workplaces

Artistic and Cultural Producers they work mainly in cultural, recreational, sporting activities, in public or private companies, as employees or service providers. Research, organization, supervision and interpersonal skills are important for the exercise of their activities, which are predominantly developed in teams and at irregular hours.

What does it take to work in the field of Artistic and Cultural Producers

These occupations do not require a specific level of education for their performance, and it is possible that their learning takes place in practice. Following the trend of professionalization that has been taking place in the area of the arts, however, it can be said that, increasingly, it will be desirable for professionals to have higher education.

Functions and activities of Cultural producer

Artistic and Cultural Producers must:

  • end production;
  • manage the project's financial resources;
  • create proposals for scenic, audiovisual and multimedia projects;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • pre-produce scenic, audiovisual and multimedia projects;
  • communicate;
  • pre-produce scenic, audiovisual and multimedia projects;
  • create scenic, audiovisual and multimedia project proposals;
  • manage project financial resources;
  • implement projects for the production of scenic, audiovisual and multimedia shows;
  • finish production;

  • Activities

    • report on the project carried out;
    • demonstrate professional articulation skills;
    • coordinate activities for the live broadcast of programs;
    • hire equipment;
    • coordinate activities to capture images and sounds;
    • register final product in organs competent bodies;
    • dialogue with artistic teams;
    • define the project's visual identity;
    • create repertoire;
    • study script;
    • attribute credit to crew, cast, supporters, contributors and sponsors;
    • register project in organs competent bodies;
    • contract locations;
    • demonstrate leadership ability;
    • demonstrate flexibility;
    • participate in policy discussions for cinema, tv, radio, theater, music and internet;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • identify target audience;
    • search themes;
    • enable product distribution;
    • adapt proposals to resources;
    • contact supporters, collaborators and sponsors;
    • demonstrate ability to reconcile;
    • generate animations;
    • demonstrate ability to work in a team;
    • demonstrate ability to propose solutions;
    • define means of distribution/vehicle;
    • edit audio;
    • enable conditions for the dissemination of the work;
    • demonstrate ability to deal with unforeseen circumstances;
    • show patience;
    • give accounts for the project carried out;
    • adapt content;
    • define the technical team;
    • hire a cast;
    • enable conditions for publicizing the work;
    • demonstrate ability to work under pressure;
    • select repertoire;
    • adapt project to legal requirements (copyright, incentive, social charges, etc.);
    • research trends;
    • distribute tasks;
    • suggest technical team in accordance with the project;
    • demonstrate diffuse attention capacity;
    • elaborate marketing strategies;
    • demonstrate proactiveness;
    • define financial flowchart;
    • maintain exchanges with professionals in the field;
    • develop projects for fundraising;
    • suggest artistic team in accordance with the project;
    • participate in policy discussions aimed at cinema, tv, radio, theatre, music and internet;
    • demonstrate time management skills;
    • mix audio;
    • set schedules;
    • capture resources, benefits and support for production;
    • study script;
    • manage schedule;
    • hire a technical team;
    • participate in courses, events, seminars, congresses, exchanges, etc.;
    • develop resource disbursement schedule;
    • build production map;
    • hire musicians and arrangers;
    • post-produce film and video(correct color, light, insert effects and text);
    • settle debts;
    • manage conflicts;
    • participate in policy discussions for cinema, tv, radio, theatre, music and internet;
    • analyze final product quality;
    • master audio;
    • monitor rehearsals;
    • hire services in general: transportation, food, hosting, insurance etc;
    • edit video;
    • participate in policy discussions aimed at cinema, tv, radio, theater, music and internet;
    • control financial execution;
    • demonstrate proactivity;
    • hire team and completion services;
    • demonstrate persuasiveness;
    • report;
    • organize rehearsals;
    • dialogue with technical teams;
    • register final product with the competent bodies;
    • survey technical and material conditions for project execution;
    • demonstrate artistic sensitivity;
    • adapt the project to legal requirements (copyright, incentive, social charges, etc.);
    • socialize production information;
    • supervise audio and video editing and editing activities;
    • technically decouple the script;
    • define thematic;
    • pay off debts;
    • monitor project development;
    • fit proposals to resources;
    • create script;
    • budget project;
    • participate in discussions on policy aimed at cinema, tv, radio, theater, music and internet;
    • demonstrate professional articulation ability;
    • assemble final product in media;

    Sectors that hire Cultural producer the most in the job market

    • other advertising activities
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • temporary labor lease
    • fairs, congresses, exhibitions and parties organization services
    • activities of associative organizations linked to culture and art
    • performing arts, shows and complementary activities
    • welfare services without accommodation
    • development and licensing of customizable computer programs
    • advertising space agency
    • open television activities

    Featured Professions: