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Updated July 11, 2022

Average Associate Producer Salary

$60,577 yearly
To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC) Show More

$29.12 hourly

Entry level Salary
$34,000 yearly
$34,000
10 %
$60,577
Median
$105,000
90 %

How much does an Associate Producer make?

Associate producers make $60,577 per year on average, or $29.12 per hour, in the United States. Associate producers on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $34,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $105,000.

Location impacts how much an associate producer can expect to make. Associate producers make the most in California, Rhode Island, New York, Connecticut, and Nevada.

Highest Paying States For Associate Producers

The darker areas on the map show where associate producers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Associate Producer average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1New York$72,485$34.85488
2California$75,104$36.11681
3Connecticut$72,057$34.6472
4Utah$65,040$31.2767
5Rhode Island$73,692$35.4318
6Oklahoma$67,734$32.5644
7District of Columbia$62,441$30.0297
8Nevada$69,806$33.5628
9Texas$58,336$28.05313
10Oregon$58,558$28.1567
11West Virginia$51,768$24.8925
12Delaware$68,797$33.0811
13Arkansas$51,336$24.6842
14Washington$58,368$28.06107
15Vermont$51,158$24.6022
16Pennsylvania$53,241$25.60180
17New Hampshire$68,392$32.8814
18North Carolina$49,690$23.89161
19New Mexico$58,315$28.0418
20Virginia$52,890$25.43152
21Florida$47,819$22.99278
22Georgia$53,163$25.56146
23Arizona$53,133$25.5481
24Ohio$49,561$23.83143
25Mississippi$44,503$21.4033
26Massachusetts$55,003$26.44126
27Maryland$48,729$23.43106
28New Jersey$54,459$26.1899
29Colorado$41,400$19.90104
30North Dakota$45,762$22.0012
31Kentucky$47,173$22.6837
32Maine$46,281$22.2520
33Alaska$42,458$20.4112
34Tennessee$36,755$17.67102
35Wyoming$42,105$20.247
36Louisiana$36,674$17.6358
37Alabama$39,060$18.7866
38Hawaii$32,359$15.5624
39Michigan$34,262$16.47130
40Idaho$43,819$21.0715
41Kansas$40,816$19.6224
42Missouri$37,514$18.0485
43Nebraska$34,728$16.7034
44Illinois$38,072$18.30164
45South Carolina$33,831$16.2668
46Minnesota$36,785$17.6975
47Wisconsin$34,112$16.4077
48Indiana$36,515$17.5640
49Iowa$26,529$12.7555
50South Dakota$26,134$12.5616
51Montana$29,417$14.1411

Highest Paying Cities For Associate Producers

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Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Novato, CA$81,904$39.38
2New York, NY$73,109$35.15
3Stamford, CT$71,971$34.60
4Las Vegas, NV$69,021$33.18
5Washington, DC$62,379$29.99
6Seattle, WA$59,209$28.47
7Austin, TX$58,812$28.27
8Arlington, VA$54,936$26.41
9Philadelphia, PA$54,683$26.29
10Boston, MA$54,658$26.28
11Columbus, GA$54,122$26.02
12Glendale, AZ$53,361$25.65
13Canton, OH$52,017$25.01
14Baltimore, MD$49,115$23.61
15Charlotte, NC$48,885$23.50

Associate Producer Salary Details

Associate Producer Salary

What is an Associate Producer's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$105,000$8,750$50
75th Percentile$81,000$6,750$39
Average$60,577$5,048$29
25th Percentile$45,000$3,750$22
10th Percentile$34,000$2,833$16

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Freelance Video Editor$47,188$3,932$22.695,910
Photographer, Editor$71,249$5,937$34.2511,039
Audio Visual Technician$49,875$4,156$23.9815,387
Freelance Videographer/Editor$45,187$3,766$21.725,409
Photographer$36,237$3,020$17.421,772
Videographer$43,095$3,591$20.721,267

Here are the five companies hiring the most now:

  1. Activision Blizzard Jobs (59)
  2. ESPN Jobs (157)
  3. NBCUniversal Jobs (89)
  4. ViacomCBS Jobs (132)
  5. Jewel-Osco Jobs (85)

Which Companies Pay Associate Producers The Most?

The highest paying companies for associate producers are BuzzFeed and Apple according to our most recent salary estimates. In addition, companies like TBWA Worldwide and R/GA report highly competitive wages for associate producers.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1BuzzFeed$110,404$53.087
2Apple$108,162$52.0097
3TBWA Worldwide$100,451$48.29
4R/GA$89,350$42.96
5DDB$88,561$42.586
6Electronic Arts$85,280$41.0011
7National Football League$85,010$40.8713
8Amazon$83,907$40.3457
9Riot Games$83,415$40.1030
10Trion Worlds$83,146$39.97
11WebMD$82,670$39.758
12Travelzoo$81,572$39.226
13Npr$81,555$39.215
14The Walt Disney Company$79,666$38.30139
15Hill+Knowlton Strategies$79,503$38.22
16Epic Games$79,195$38.072
17Warner Bros.$77,995$37.5074
18Jack Morton Worldwide$77,539$37.285
19A+E Networks$76,931$36.99
20Hearst$75,948$36.5153

Associate Producer Salary Trends

Average Associate Producer Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    Associate Producer Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$60,600$29.12+2.6%
    2021$59,000$28.37+3.7%
    2020$56,800$27.32+0.1%
    2019$56,800$27.30+0.9%
    2018$56,300$27.05+3.5%

    Recently Added Associate Producer Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    Wegmans Food MarketsProduce AssociateScranton, PA06/01/2022$29,218
    Wegmans Food MarketsProduce AssociateMedford, MA05/30/2022$34,436
    AvispaAssociate Streaming Producer (H)Fort Lauderdale, FL05/29/2022$58,436
    Busch's, Inc.Produce/Floral Associate(Prep)Ann Arbor, MI05/27/2022$29,740
    Avispa TechnologyAssociate Streaming Producer (H)Fort Lauderdale, FL05/27/2022$58,436
    at Will MediaAssociate Producer-Originals (Nonfiction and Fiction)New York, NY05/26/2022$75,000
    Amazon Physical StoresAmazon Fresh Meat, Seafood and Produce AssociateLos Angeles, CA05/26/2022$34,227
    Honest WeightProduce AssociateAlbany, NY05/25/2022$29,635
    Wal-MartProduce AssociateFort Collins, CO05/24/2022$25,566
    Plum MarketProduce Associate-Plum Market West BloomfieldWest Bloomfield, MI05/23/2022$29,218

    Associate Producer Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Associate Producers the most?

    California pays Associate Producers the most in the United States, with an average salary of $75,104 per year, or $36.11 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as an Associate Producer?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as an Associate Producer if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Rhode Island you should be paid close to $73,692 per year.

    What type of Associate Producer gets paid the most?

    Executive Producer gets paid the most. Executive Producer made a median salary of $130,515. The best-paid 10 percent make $169,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $100,000.

    How much does an associate producer make on a film?

    An associate producer makes anywhere from $40,200 to $70,000 on a film in the United States. The average hovers around $52,000 per film. This is also the average salary per year due to films' extensive pre-product, post-production, and filming schedules.

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