Program producer - Salary and Career
Artistic and Cultural Producers

Program 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 Program producer earn

A Program producer earns between $1.463 and $10.102 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.606 and a median salary of $2.590 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 1.442 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Program producer

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.606 43.278 902 20
1º Quartile 1.463 17.559 366 8
Median Salary 2.590 31.075 647 14
3º Quartile 7.704 92.453 1.926 42
Higher Salary 10.102 121.227 2.526 55

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 Program producer

Artistic and Cultural Producers must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Program producer the most in the job market

    • open television activities
    • radio activities
    • activities of religious organizations
    • temporary labor lease
    • movie, video and television program production activities
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • professional and management development training
    • operation services and supply of equipment for transporting and lifting loads and people for use in works
    • business management consulting activities
    • production of films for advertising

    Featured Professions:

    Mechanical technician - Salary and Career
    mechanical technicians in the manufacture and assembly of machines, systems and instruments

    Mechanical technician