Sound producer (film) - Salary and Career
Artistic and Cultural Producers

Sound producer (film) - 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 Sound producer (film) earn

A Sound producer (film) earns between $1.316 and $8.169 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.065 and a median salary of $2.460 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 319 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Sound producer (film)

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.065 36.778 766 15
1º Quartile 1.316 15.789 329 6
Median Salary 2.460 29.520 615 12
3º Quartile 6.230 74.763 1.558 30
Higher Salary 8.169 98.032 2.042 39

Professional job categories

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

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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 Sound producer (film)

Artistic and Cultural Producers must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Sound producer (film) the most in the job market

    • advertising agencies
    • movie, video and television program production activities
    • performing arts, shows and complementary activities
    • open television activities
    • production of films for advertising
    • photo production activities
    • fairs, congresses, exhibitions and parties organization services
    • software playback on any media
    • portals, content providers and other information services on the internet
    • movie studios

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