Producers rate their happiness above average.

At CareerExplorer, we conduct an ongoing survey with millions of people and ask them how satisfied they are with their careers. As it turns out, producers rate their career happiness 3.6 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 25% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy producers are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:

Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers

Career Satisfaction Avg Salary
Camera operator
3.6
$53k
Producer
3.6
$75k
Talent director
3.6
$74k
Model maker
3.6
$59k
Film and video editor
3.6
$53k

So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:

  • Salary: Are producers happy with their salary?
  • Meaning: Do producers find their jobs meaningful?
  • Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as producers?
  • Work environment: How enjoyable are producer’s work environments?
  • Skills utilization: Are producers making the best use of their abilities?

Are producers happy with their salary?