Learn about the types of people who become executive producers. This page goes into detail about the employment, gender, and ethnic ratios of the workplace.


Employment Type Mix, 2022

57% of executive producers work in full-time roles while 43% work part-time.


Gender Mix By Career Interest, 2022

This graph shows the distribution of females and males that are interested in becoming an executive producer. Four or five star ratings on CareerExplorer indicate interest.

More men than women are interested in becoming executive producers at a ratio of 1.35 to 1.


Actual Gender Mix, 2022

55% of executive producers are female and 45% are male.


Gender Bias, 2022

This is one of the most compelling statistics we collect. Gender bias shows the difference between gender interest in being an executive producer and the actual gender mix of people in the career.

If there is a significant difference, then it means there is a gender imbalance between those interested in becoming an executive producer and those who end up becoming one.

In this case there are more men interested in becoming an executive producer than those actually working as one. It is hard to pinpoint the exact reasons why, but there are likely various forces at play, from changing interests over time to societal norms and biases.


Ethnic Mix, 2019

The largest ethnic group of executive producers are White, making up 60% of the population. The next highest segments are Black or African American and Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish, making up 11% and 10% respectively.