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The Producer is the head of the business side of filmmaking. They often help a Screenwriter develop a script, find financing and hire the crew. Learn More Avg. Salary: $750,000 per film Salary Range: $250K-$10M Alt Titles: None
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Executive Producer

The Executive Producer provides the financial backing for a film project. Their involvement depends on the project with some simply securing funds and others getting involved in the filmmaking... Learn More Avg. Salary: Salary Range: Dependent on project budget and level of success Alt Titles: EP, Film Financier
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Production Assistant

A Production Assistant works with various departments on set as needed for odd jobs and support tasks. This is the entry-level position for many crew positions. Learn More Avg. Salary: $34,296 Salary Range: $31K - $43K Alt Titles: PA
Line Producer running through the budget with an older film development executive

Line Producer

The Line Producer manages a production’s budget and scheduling and hires all of the below-the-line crew. He or she serves as the bridge between the Director, Producer, and the crew. Learn More Avg. Salary: $96,336 Salary Range: $50K - $135K Alt Titles: None
Unit Production Manager looking over paperwork at her desk

Unit Production Manager

Unit Production Managers ensure that all of the paperwork is organized for the Line Producer. They also handle all crew deal memos and contracts. Learn More Avg. Salary: $70,773 Salary Range: $47K-$103K Alt Titles: UPM, Production Manager
Co-producer in production meeting with her team


A Co-producer coordinates the different production departments and logistical needs of the production team. Learn More Avg. Salary: $80,902 Salary Range: $43K-$158K Alt Titles: Co-producer in Production (specific to a production)
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TV Producer

Television Producers oversee the production of narrative half-hour, hour-long, reality, and streaming television productions. Learn More Avg. Salary: $76,690 Salary Range: $35K-$115K Alt Titles: Producer, Executive Producer, Associate Producer, Television Producer
Assistant Production Coordinator sitting on her desk in her office

Assistant Production Coordinator

Assistant Production Coordinators problem-solve every aspect of production. Their countless responsibilities include being the main point of contact for everyone on set, distributing scripts and... Learn More Avg. Salary: $53,315 Salary Range: $40K - $70K Alt Titles: Assistant Production Office Coordinator, APOC, APC
Post-production Coordinator talking on her phone at her office

Post-Production Coordinator

Post-Production Coordinators ensure delivery of a finished episode to the network. Duties include distributing daily footage to crew and production, scheduling Actors for post dialogue work, and... Learn More Avg. Salary: $53,287 Salary Range: $40K - $70K Alt Titles: Post Coordinator, PPC
Associate producer wearing headphones on set

Associate Producer

The Associate Producer (often abbreviated to AP) assists in putting a production together. This nuts and bolts position may include writing, editing, organizing and assisting a wide variety of crew... Learn More Avg. Salary: $68,304 Salary Range: $40K-$105K Alt Titles: AP
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