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Producer and Director Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of producers and directors in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare producer and director salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Producers and Directors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,860
25th Percentile Wage
$59,860
50th Percentile Wage
$87,420
75th Percentile Wage
$139,980
90th Percentile Wage
$198,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for producers and directors in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) producers and directors is $198,550. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $87,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid producers and directors is $42,860.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of producers and directors in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201687,420-1.34%5.77%
201588,590-0.91%-
201489,4005.20%-
201384,7502.80%-
201282,380--

Compare Producer and Director Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of producers and directors in ten industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for producer and director occupations is the research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences industry with an annual salary $94,400. The lowest paying industry is the research and development in the social sciences and humanities industry (annual salary $62,020). For detailed producer and director salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$94,400
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$93,450
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$90,800
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$87,420
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$85,250
Scientific Research and Development Services
$80,460
Specialized Design Services
$73,450
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$67,610
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$67,570
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$62,020

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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