Some of the skills we found on production coordinator resumes included "customer service," "logistics," and "video production." We have detailed the most important production coordinator responsibilities below.
After discovering the most helpful skills, we moved onto what kind of education might be helpful in becoming a production coordinator. We found that 69.1% of production coordinators have graduated with a bachelor's degree and 5.5% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While most production coordinators have a college degree, you may find it's also true that generally it's possible to be successful in this career with only a high school degree. In fact, our research shows that one out of every seven production coordinators were not college graduates.
Those production coordinators who do attend college, typically earn either business degrees or communication degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for production coordinators include photography degrees or graphic design degrees.
Once you're ready to become a production coordinator, you should explore the companies that typically hire production coordinators. According to production coordinator resumes that we searched through, production coordinators are hired the most by CBS, SpaceX, and Live Nation Entertainment. Currently, CBS has 7 production coordinator job openings, while there are 7 at SpaceX and 6 at Live Nation Entertainment.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, production coordinators tend to earn the biggest salaries at Harris, Synovus, and Boeing. Take Harris for example. The median production coordinator salary is $76,299. At Synovus, production coordinators earn an average of $71,406, while the average at Boeing is $71,287. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
If you earned a degree from the top 100 educational institutions in the United States, you might want to take a look at ESPN, NBCUniversal, and CBS. These three companies have hired a significant number of production coordinators from these institutions.
The industries that production coordinators fulfill the most roles in are the media and manufacturing industries. But the highest production coordinator annual salary is in the technology industry, averaging $54,167. In the finance industry they make $51,409 and average about $50,906 in the media industry. In conclusion, production coordinators who work in the technology industry earn a 23.9% higher salary than production coordinators in the transportation industry.