Production Artist Statistics in the US

The average employee age for production artists is 37 years. The production artist workforce reached a whopping 72,165 in 2020!

Among production artists, we discovered that 40.5% of them are women, while 54.7% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among production artists is White, which makes up 75.0% of all production artists. Comparatively, there are 10.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 8.3% of the Asian ethnicity. The majority of production artists are located in NY, New York and CA, Los Angeles.

Production artists are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies. Taking it a step further, production artists are more likely to find a job in the retail industry. Looking at production artist statistics, we found was that Rhode Island, California, New York, Maryland and Massachusetts are where production artists find the highest salaries.

From where do we know all information about production artist demographics? We analyzed 9,181 production artists resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Production Artist Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as production artists. Keep reading to find out what the results for production artists were.

Production Artist Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among production artists is White, which makes up 75.0% of all production artists. Comparatively, there are 10.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 8.3% of the Asian ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 75.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 10.3%
  • Asian, 8.3%
  • Black or African American, 3.3%
  • Unknown, 2.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.5%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Production Artists

The chart below shows that 54.8% of production artists speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 7.3% and Japanese is the third-most popular at 5.5%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 54.8%
  • French, 7.3%
  • Japanese, 5.5%
  • Chinese, 5.0%
  • Italian, 4.6%
  • Other, 22.8%

Most Common Degree for Production Artist

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for production artists. The most common degree for production artists is bachelor's degree. In fact, 61% of production artists earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 20% and rounding it off is master's degree with 7%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors degree, 62%
  • Associate degree, 21%
  • Certificate degree, 10%
  • Masters degree, 3%
  • Other Degrees, 4%

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of production artists based on ethnicity and gender.

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Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Production Artist

By looking over 9,181 production artists resumes, we figured out that the average production artist enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 36%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Production Artist Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of production artist employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of production artists is 40+ years old, which represents 40% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Production Artists with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, senior industrial designer and level designer have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Fiber Artist11%82%
Floral Designer12%84%
Floral Manager13%83%
Production Artist55%40%
Exhibit Builder81%12%
Level Designer82%13%
Senior Industrial Designer83%9%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Senior Industrial Designer
Level Designer
Exhibit Builder
Production Artist
Floral Manager
Floral Designer
Fiber Artist
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Production Artists with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to production artists.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Assistant Coach Volunteer11.50%
Actress16.44%
Dancer20.85%
Production Artist25.80%
Interactive Art Director28.86%
Field Producer35.05%
Medium37.57%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Production Artist?

male-income
Male Income
$58,987
female-income
Female Income
$54,948

Production Artist Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Black or African American men and Asian men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$66,250
$64,087
$61,924
$59,761
$57,598
$55,434
$53,271
$51,108
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Production Artist Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
Some College/ Associate Degree$53,178
Bachelor's Degree$57,683
Master's Degree$64,090

Production Artist Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$67,835
$64,090
$60,345
$56,600
$52,855
$49,110
$45,365
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Production Artist Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a production artist can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of production artists is $77,213. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Production Artists Earn The Most?

The map here shows where production artists earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Production Artists Located?

By looking through more than 9,181 resumes, we found that the most popular places for production artists are NY, New York and CA, Los Angeles.

Number of Production Artists

Where Are Production Artists In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country production artists are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings

Production Artist Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ production artists. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most production artists is the retail industry.

What Percentage Of Production Artist Jobs Are Remote?

6.3% Remote

Freelance, outsourced or remote workers who spend much of their time working from home.

93.7% On-Site

Some of the vacancies require to stay on-site without possibility of working remotely.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire production artists.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Production Artist Work In

Employees with the production artist job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most production artists prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Private

Public

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ production artists. Those industries include retail, media and manufacturing.

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Retail

Media

Fortune 500

Manufacturing

Technology

Production Artist Jobs