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Working As A Production Assistant

  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Controlling Machines and Processes
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Getting Information
  • Repetitive

  • $28,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Production Assistant Do

A Production Assistant supports all aspects of film or TV production. They are responsible for ensuring the production quality of all promotionals, commercials, and public service announcements.

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Average Length of Employment
Production Crew 2.1 years
Top Careers Before Production Assistant
Internship 21.8%
Cashier 6.2%
Assistant 5.4%
Server 3.7%
Volunteer 3.6%
Editor 2.7%
Director 2.5%
Producer 2.3%
Top Careers After Production Assistant
Internship 11.3%
Assistant 5.7%
Producer 5.2%
Server 4.4%
Editor 4.3%
Cashier 4.1%
Manager 3.1%

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Average Yearly Salary
$28,000
Show Salaries
$17,000
Min 10%
$28,000
Median 50%
$28,000
Median 50%
$28,000
Median 50%
$28,000
Median 50%
$28,000
Median 50%
$28,000
Median 50%
$28,000
Median 50%
$46,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Entercom Communications
Highest Paying City
Wallingford, CT
Highest Paying State
Rhode Island
Avg Experience Level
1.8 years
How much does a Production Assistant make at top companies?
The national average salary for a Production Assistant in the United States is $28,908 per year or $14 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $17,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $46,000.

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

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Real Production Assistant Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Bilingual Production Assistant By Design LLC Jun 10, 2015 $63,918
Knitware Production Assistant ASC Group Ltd. May 26, 2015 $62,192
Cinematic Production Assistant Visual Concepts Entertainment Jan 09, 2016 $56,650 -
$79,622
Production Assistant Crayon Inc. Mar 01, 2015 $50,000
Production Assistant III Los Angeles Cable Sports Productions, LLC Dec 26, 2010 $48,100
Production Assistant Kan Can USA, Inc. Dec 10, 2016 $48,000
Production Assistant Zoescope Entertainment LLC Sep 08, 2015 $48,000
Production Assistant Viva Time Corp. Sep 09, 2013 $45,914
Production Assistant Viva Time Corp Sep 09, 2013 $45,914
Production Assistant Vice Media LLC Jan 10, 2016 $45,000
Production Assistant Mashable, Inc. Jul 22, 2016 $45,000
Production Assistant, Dresses Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation Nov 01, 2011 $45,000
Production Assistant, Women's Blue Label Ralph Lauren Corporation Sep 18, 2012 $45,000
Business Operations Production Assistant Kscope, Inc. Aug 29, 2011 $43,389
VFX Production Assistant Rodeo FX Corp Feb 05, 2016 $40,000
Production Assistant, Quality Fashions Outlet of America Oct 01, 2009 $40,000
Production Assistant Global Goods Partners, Inc. Jan 09, 2016 $40,000 -
$43,000
Production Assistant, Quality Club Monaco Oct 01, 2009 $40,000
Production Assistant Caron Callahan Dec 19, 2016 $40,000
Engineering Production Assistant Applied Composites Engineering Oct 10, 2009 $40,000
Production Assistant PTT, LLC Sep 01, 2013 $37,336 -
$76,544
Production Assistant Sheckys Media Inc. Apr 21, 2011 $36,358
Production Assistant Reunited LLC Sep 27, 2013 $36,000
Production Assistant Kendall Nash LLC Mar 17, 2014 $35,959
Production Assistant Alberto Makali Ltd. Nov 05, 2011 $35,000
Production Assistant MTV Networks, A Division of Viacom International Oct 25, 2010 $33,800

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Top Skills for A Production Assistant

  1. Video Production
  2. Audio Board
  3. Production Staff
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Collaborated closely with inter-departmental teams to meet all deadlines and complete tasks quickly within a fast-paced video production environment.
  • Directed newscast segments and cut-ins-Operated audio board and video players-Shot video with studio and field cameras-Ran teleprompter
  • Collaborated with production staff of dating/reality show; maintained organization in office and equipment room.
  • Assisted with monitoring and ensuring adherence to established organization standards, as well as identifying and resolving organization-wide customer service issues.
  • Experience in studio and floor production Operated switchboard and teleprompter Microphone and lighting preparation Camera work with Sony HD video cameras

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Top 10 Best States for Production Assistants

  1. Connecticut
  2. Maine
  3. Idaho
  4. New Hampshire
  5. Nevada
  6. Rhode Island
  7. Iowa
  8. Massachusetts
  9. Washington
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Production Assistant Resume Examples And Tips

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Production Assistant Demographics

Gender

Male

50.3%

Female

45.3%

Unknown

4.4%
Ethnicity

White

59.7%

Hispanic or Latino

17.8%

Black or African American

11.1%

Asian

7.6%

Unknown

3.8%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

54.9%

French

12.4%

Italian

4.2%

Mandarin

3.7%

German

3.6%

Chinese

3.5%

Portuguese

3.0%

Japanese

2.8%

Korean

2.1%

Russian

1.8%

Arabic

1.6%

Cantonese

1.5%

Hebrew

0.9%

Polish

0.8%

Hindi

0.6%

Vietnamese

0.6%

Greek

0.5%

Tagalog

0.5%

Swedish

0.5%

Thai

0.4%
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Production Assistant Education

Schools

Full Sail University

11.9%

New York University

10.1%

Columbia College Chicago

7.3%

Fashion Institute of Technology

5.4%

Syracuse University

5.2%

San Francisco State University

5.1%

Pennsylvania State University

5.1%

Temple University

4.9%

Emerson College

4.9%

University of Texas at Austin

4.6%

Florida State University

4.0%

University of Southern California

3.9%

University of California - Los Angeles

3.7%

Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising

3.6%

Michigan State University

3.5%

California State University - Northridge

3.5%

Savannah College of Art and Design

3.4%

School of Visual Arts

3.3%

Arizona State University

3.3%

University of Central Florida

3.2%
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Majors

Communication

20.8%

Photography

19.7%

Business

9.9%

Journalism

7.2%

Graphic Design

6.2%

Fine Arts

4.0%

English

3.4%

Digital Media

3.1%

Marketing

3.1%

Psychology

2.9%

Theatre

2.9%

Music

2.3%

Entertainment Business

2.1%

Public Relations

2.0%

Liberal Arts

1.9%

Audiovisual Communications Technologies

1.9%

Political Science

1.8%

Management

1.7%

Computer Networking

1.6%

Writing

1.6%
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Degrees

Bachelors

63.6%

Associate

11.1%

High School Diploma

9.9%

Masters

7.6%

Certificate

4.6%

Diploma

2.5%

Doctorate

0.4%

License

0.3%
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