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Paramount Pictures overview

Paramount Pictures Corporation is an American film studio based in Hollywood, California, that has been a subsidiary of the American media conglomerate Viacom since 1994.
The staff at Paramount Pictures come from unusually diverse demographic backgrounds. The company is 39.6% female and 48.5% ethnic minorities. Even though it has great demographic diversity, Paramount Pictures notably lacks in political diversity. It has an unusually high proportion of employees who are members of the Democratic Party, at 89.3%. Despite having coworkers who agree with each other about politics, employees at Paramount Pictures tend to have relatively short tenures. Staff members usually stay with the company for 2.8 years. The average employee at Paramount Pictures makes $83,604 per year, which is quite competitive for its location and industry. In comparison, some of its highest paying competitors, like Westfield, Warner Bros, and Turner Broadcasting Sales, pay $79,849, $76,102, and $74,975, respectively.
Based in Los Angeles, California, Paramount Pictures is a key player in the media industry with 1,847 employees and an annual revenue of $341.4M.







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The team at Paramount Pictures

Key People
  • William Hodkinson (founders)
  • Jim Gianopulos (ceo)
  • Jesse Lasky (founders)
  • Brad Grey (CEO)
  • Adolph Zukor (founders)

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Paramount Pictures Rankings

Paramount Pictures is ranked #18 on the Best Media Companies to Work For in California list. Zippia's Best Places to Work lists provide unbiased, data-based evaluations of companies. Rankings are based on government and proprietary data on salaries, company financial health, and employee diversity.

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Paramount Pictures Salaries

How much does Paramount Pictures pay?
The national average salary for a Paramount Pictures employee in the United States is $83,604 per year. Employees in the top 10 percent can make over $142,000 per year, while employees at the bottom 10 percent earn less than $49,000 per year.
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Paramount Pictures Salaries By Job Title

While the average employee salary at Paramount Pictures is $83,604, there is a big variation in pay depending on the role. The higher paying positions at Paramount Pictures include Vice President Of Information Technology, Finance Manager, Accounting Director, and Lead Architect. A typical Vice President Of Information Technology salary at Paramount Pictures is $164,246 per year. To get a better sense of the salaries at Paramount Pictures, other roles such as Marketing Internship and Public Relations Internship can be considered as well. For comparison, the title Marketing Internship at Paramount Pictures earns $46,762 per year.

Paramount Pictures careers

On average, employees at Paramount Pictures stay with the company for 2.8 years. Employees most commonly join Paramount Pictures after leaving The Walt Disney Company. When they leave Paramount Pictures, they most frequently get their next job at Sony Corporation of America.

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Paramount Pictures Employee Political Affiliation


Employee Political Donations

Jeffrey AbramsProducer
$56,800Democratic Party
Harold RichardsonExecutive
$38,600Democratic Party
Brad GreyChief Executive Officer
$19,500Republican Party
Walter ParkesProducer
$15,000Democratic Party
Adam GoodmanPresident
$14,000Democratic Party
Kimberly DI BonaventuraProduction
$12,500Democratic Party
Marc EvansExecutive
$9,000Democratic Party
Robert MooreVice Chairperson
$7,700Republican Party
Mark PinkertonSenior Vice President
$6,544Democratic Party
Thomas LesinskiPresident
$5,500Republican Party
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Paramount Pictures Financial Performance

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Paramount Pictures Competitors

Competitors of Paramount Pictures include Westfield LLC, Warner Bros Inc., and Turner Broadcasting Sales, Inc.. Employees at Westfield LLC earn more than most of the competition, with an average yearly salary of $79,849. The employees at Warner Bros Inc. earn an average yearly salary of $76,102 per year, and the salaries at Turner Broadcasting Sales, Inc. average $74,975 per year.

Frequently Asked Questions about Paramount Pictures

When was Paramount Pictures founded?

Paramount Pictures was founded in 1912.

How many Employees does Paramount Pictures have?

Paramount Pictures has 1,847 employees.

How much money does Paramount Pictures make?

Paramount Pictures generates $341.4M in revenue.

What industry is Paramount Pictures in?

Paramount Pictures is in the media industry.

What type of company is Paramount Pictures?

Paramount Pictures is a private company.

Who are Paramount Pictures's competitors?

Paramount Pictures competitors include Home Box Office Inc., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.,, Warner Bros Inc., Lions Gate Entertainment Corp, Viacom, Universal Music Group, Turner Broadcasting Sales, Inc., Discovery, NBCUniversal, Warner Music Group, National Geographic, Dreamworks, Westfield LLC, Century Plastics, Public Broadcasting Service, Aon, The Madison Square Garden Company, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, EMI.

Who works at Paramount Pictures?

William Hodkinson (founders)

Jim Gianopulos (ceo)

Jesse Lasky (founders)

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Where is Paramount Pictures's headquarters?

Paramount Pictures's headquarters is in Los Angeles, CA.

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