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Updated July 11, 2022

Average Video Producer Salary

$62,707 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

$30.15 hourly

Entry level Salary
$42,000 yearly
$42,000
10 %
$62,707
Median
$91,000
90 %

How much does a Video Producer make?

Video producers make $62,707 per year on average, or $30.15 per hour, in the United States. Video producers on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $42,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $91,000.

Location impacts how much a video producer can expect to make. Video producers make the most in Delaware, West Virginia, New York, Virginia, and North Carolina.

Highest Paying States For Video Producers

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

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Video Producer average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1District of Columbia$118,325$56.8966
2New York$95,271$45.80414
3West Virginia$95,587$45.9624
4Connecticut$87,283$41.9659
5North Carolina$90,149$43.34123
6Virginia$90,481$43.50115
7Delaware$104,760$50.3710
8Oklahoma$78,658$37.8238
9California$75,099$36.11623
10Maryland$83,262$40.0376
11Kentucky$86,015$41.3523
12Arkansas$64,354$30.9438
13Georgia$72,640$34.92117
14Pennsylvania$69,631$33.48139
15Rhode Island$82,088$39.477
16North Dakota$62,758$30.1712
17Colorado$61,713$29.6799
18New Jersey$78,834$37.9058
19Tennessee$59,343$28.5381
20New Hampshire$70,840$34.0611
21Florida$63,091$30.33193
22Michigan$57,720$27.75112
23Nevada$66,405$31.9316
24Illinois$67,523$32.46113
25Indiana$68,382$32.8835
26Vermont$52,194$25.0922
27Mississippi$53,451$25.7030
28Ohio$59,651$28.68116
29Massachusetts$62,132$29.87104
30Washington$51,353$24.69108
31Missouri$57,173$27.4964
32New Mexico$58,309$28.0315
33Wyoming$52,093$25.047
34South Carolina$54,843$26.3754
35Texas$52,230$25.11263
36Minnesota$57,085$27.4463
37Oregon$48,892$23.5155
38Nebraska$52,412$25.2026
39Wisconsin$53,655$25.8062
40Alabama$51,415$24.7251
41Alaska$45,407$21.8311
42Iowa$44,930$21.6048
43Arizona$50,924$24.4866
44Hawaii$41,286$19.8521
45Utah$39,887$19.1856
46Louisiana$40,309$19.3857
47South Dakota$39,479$18.9815
48Maine$45,843$22.0414
49Idaho$42,413$20.3913
50Kansas$40,956$19.6924
51Montana$33,925$16.318

Highest Paying Cities For Video Producers

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Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Washington, DC$122,269$58.78
2New York, NY$98,710$47.46
3Greensboro, NC$92,546$44.49
4Arlington, VA$89,750$43.15
5Farmington, CT$84,268$40.51
6Baltimore, MD$82,911$39.86
7Edison, NJ$79,144$38.05
8San Francisco, CA$78,629$37.80
9Atlanta, GA$73,010$35.10
10Philadelphia, PA$70,682$33.98
11Indianapolis, IN$69,517$33.42
12Chicago, IL$67,896$32.64
13Casselberry, FL$64,643$31.08
14Columbus, OH$61,836$29.73
15Denver, CO$61,755$29.69

Video Producer Salary Details

Video Producer Salary

What is a Video Producer's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$91,000$7,583$44
75th Percentile$76,000$6,333$37
Average$62,707$5,226$30
25th Percentile$51,000$4,250$25
10th Percentile$42,000$3,500$20

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Camera Operator$46,068$3,839$22.1526,006
Photo Editor$53,400$4,450$25.6710,068
Photographer, Editor$71,249$5,937$34.2511,039
Freelance Photographer$36,298$3,025$17.451,766
Freelance Videographer/Editor$45,187$3,766$21.725,409
Freelance Video Editor$47,188$3,932$22.695,910

Here are the five companies hiring the most now:

  1. NBCUniversal Jobs (16)
  2. Robert Half Jobs (12)
  3. Accenture Jobs (11)
  4. The New York Times Company Jobs (9)
  5. BuzzFeed Jobs (8)

Which Companies Pay Video Producers The Most?

According to our most recent salary estimates, HarperCollins and BuzzFeed are the highest paying companies for video producers.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1HarperCollins$102,454$49.265
2BuzzFeed$101,930$49.007
3ArenaNet$91,705$44.09
4Warner Bros.$89,209$42.8978
5Maverick Transportation$88,883$42.73
6Warner Music Group$87,788$42.214
7NBCUniversal$87,184$41.92134
8Current TV$84,923$40.83
9Texas Children's Hospital$84,633$40.69
10Audacy$83,096$39.9596
11Cumulus Media$82,935$39.877
12Scholastic$82,227$39.531
13POLITICO$81,477$39.176
14Berklee College of Music$80,692$38.791
15Apple$80,542$38.72120
16Bader Rutter$79,912$38.42
17SAIC$79,378$38.164
18St. Louis Symphony Orchestra$79,369$38.16
19WNYC$78,959$37.969
20The Boston Globe$78,229$37.615

How Much Do Video Producers Make In Different Industries?

Video producer salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that the real estate, technology, and media industries tend to offer much higher salaries for video producers. For example, video producers make a whopping average salary of $95,558 while working in the real estate industry. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $79,081 in the technology industry and $77,723 in the media industry.

Video producers may want to avoid working in the education industry as it offers the lowest average salary of $62,841.

Highest Paying Industries For Video Producers

Rank  Industry  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Real Estate$95,558$45.94
2Technology$79,081$38.02
3Media$77,723$37.37
4Health Care$72,258$34.74
5Retail$69,765$33.54
6Non Profits$63,490$30.52
7Education$62,841$30.21

High Paying Video Producer Jobs

Video Producer Salary Trends

Average Video Producer Salary Over Time

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

    Video Producer Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$62,700$30.15+2.6%
    2021$61,100$29.37+3.7%
    2020$58,800$28.28+0.1%
    2019$58,800$28.26+0.9%
    2018$58,200$28.00+3.5%

    Recently Added Video Producer Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    Optic Marketing GroupContent Designer & Video ProducerTampa, FL05/31/2022$45,000
    Dallas CollegeVideo ProducerDallas, TX05/29/2022$53,177
    WNYC, Ny Public RadioVideo ProducerNew York, NY05/13/2022$82,500
    617MediagroupVideo Producer/EditorBoston, MA05/09/2022$45,500
    University of MinnesotaVideo Producer & PhotographerMinneapolis, MN05/08/2022$65,000
    Johns Hopkins UniversityMultimedia Producer/Video ProducerBaltimore, MD05/08/2022$51,210
    The Arena GroupVideo/Producer/EditorLos Angeles, CA05/06/2022$95,000
    Gannett Co. Inc.Sports Audio/Video ProducerMcLean, VA05/06/2022$55,000
    Kansas State University FoundationVideo ProducerManhattan, KS05/06/2022$47,500
    The Arena GroupVideo/Producer/EditorLos Angeles, CA05/06/2022$95,000

    Video Producer Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Video Producers the most?

    Delaware pays Video Producers the most in the United States, with an average salary of $118,325 per year, or $56.89 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as a Video Producer?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Video Producer if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Delaware you should be paid close to $104,760 per year.

    What type of Video 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 do film producers make on average?

    A film producer averages $58,857 a year. However, there is a considerable range and how much a film producer can earn, starting as low as $19,500 a year to as high as $179,000 a year. Factors such as expertise and location impact how much a film producer can earn.

    How much money do video producers make?

    Video producers make $58,121 a year, on average. That equates to $27.94 an hour. Video producers manage the video production process, including budgeting, shooting, and editing. Music video producers average over $10,000 more annually than all video producers, earning an average of $68,613.

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