Producer and Director Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for producers and directors in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of producers and directors among New York areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Producers and Directors in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,930
25th Percentile Wage
$59,910
50th Percentile Wage
$96,170
75th Percentile Wage
$147,590
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for producers and directors in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $147,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $96,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,930.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of producers and directors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$96,170
-1.24% 3.33%
2016
$97,360
5.65% -
2015
$91,860
-3.55% -
2014
$95,120
0.39% -
2013
$94,750
1.88% -
2012
$92,970
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Producers and Directors in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of producers and directors in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of producers and directors in state of New York ranges from $31,090 to $99,540. The highest paying area for producers and directors in New York is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $99,540. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $99,300). The lowest paying area is Ithaca with a median annual salary of $31,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$99,540
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$99,300
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$80,920
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$66,510
Rochester
$62,680
Nassau-Suffolk
$62,020
Utica-Rome
$59,270
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$55,120
Kingston
$48,000
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$47,050
Syracuse
$42,790
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$42,580
Binghamton
$41,760
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$36,640
Ithaca
$31,090




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