Theater producer - Salary and Career
Artistic and Cultural Producers

Theater 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 Theater producer earn

A Theater producer earns between $1.198 and $7.156 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.813 and a median salary of $2.292 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 24 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Theater producer

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.813 33.761 703 14
1º Quartile 1.198 14.378 300 6
Median Salary 2.292 27.504 573 11
3º Quartile 5.457 65.486 1.364 26
Higher Salary 7.156 85.867 1.789 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 Theater producer

Artistic and Cultural Producers must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Theater producer the most in the job market

    • activities of associative organizations linked to culture and art
    • movie, video and television program production activities
    • agency of professionals for sports, cultural and artistic activities
    • retail photography and filming goods
    • manufacture of beer and draft beer
    • supply and management of human resources for third parties
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • music teaching
    • education of arts and culture not previously specified
    • fairs, congresses, exhibitions and parties organization services

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