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

Sound producer (radio) - 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 (radio) earn

A Sound producer (radio) earns between $1.183 and $6.212 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.423 and a median salary of $1.827 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 435 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Sound producer (radio)

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.423 29.073 606 13
1º Quartile 1.183 14.191 296 6
Median Salary 1.827 21.923 457 10
3º Quartile 4.737 56.850 1.184 26
Higher Salary 6.212 74.543 1.553 34

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 (radio)

Artistic and Cultural Producers must:

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

  • Activities

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

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

    • radio activities
    • open television activities
    • advertising agencies
    • film, video and television program post production activities
    • portals, content providers and other information services on the internet
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • data processing, application service providers and internet hosting services
    • sound recording and music editing activities
    • film, video and television program distribution
    • production of films for advertising

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