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Producers and Directors in Arkansas

Considering a career as a Producer or Director in Arkansas?

15.0% Jobs Projection
$51,650 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Producers and Directors in Arkansas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Producers and Directors in Arkansas is growing faster than average.

  • Producers and Directors in Arkansas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Producers and Directors Work in Arkansas?

In Arkansas, there were 470 people working as Producers and Directors in the year 2018.

There were 440 Producers and Directors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 1,115 Producers and Directors working in it, which means Arkansas has fewer Producers and Directors than average.


Job Projections for Arkansas

Jobs for Producers and Directors in this state are growing at a rate of 15.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.2%.


Arkansas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 40 annual job openings, and a total of 460 jobs for Arkansas Producers and Directors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 14,100 annual jobs and 151,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Producers and Directors Make in Arkansas?

In 2018 wages for Producers and Directors ranged from $25,740 to $109,720 with $51,650 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.38 to $52.75. The median hourly rate was $24.83.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $26.14 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $1.31.

The median salary in Arkansas is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Arkansas Metros for Producers and Directors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Producers and Directors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 240 $48,170
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 200 $50,830
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 170 $66,140
Fort Smith, AR-OK 50 $26,690

Top States for Producers and Directors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Producers and Directors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 26,110 $96,590
California 25,320 $97,550
Florida 6,630 $60,320
Texas 5,300 $61,790
Georgia 4,900 $73,470
Massachusetts 3,250 $61,810
Illinois 2,950 $62,230
Pennsylvania 2,700 $58,200
Washington 2,400 $64,400
District of Columbia 2,360 $82,150
North Carolina 2,330 $59,660
Virginia 2,090 $65,140
Tennessee 2,060 $52,070
Michigan 2,030 $55,830
Ohio 1,850 $53,190
Connecticut 1,800 $70,380
Colorado 1,710 $58,830
Missouri 1,610 $55,380
Maryland 1,590 $75,620
New Jersey 1,580 $75,830

Below are the states where Producers and Directors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $97,550
New York $96,590
District of Columbia $82,150
New Jersey $75,830
Maryland $75,620
Georgia $73,470
Connecticut $70,380
Hawaii $70,120
Minnesota $65,770
Virginia $65,140

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