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Producers and Directors in Minnesota

Want to work in Minnesota as a Producer or Director? Read this first!

8.3% Jobs Projection
$65,770 Median Salary
130 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Producers and Directors Work in Minnesota?

In Minnesota, there were 1,420 people working as Producers and Directors in the year 2018.

There were 1,240 Producers and Directors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 180 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Minnesota

Jobs for Producers and Directors in this state are growing at a rate of 8.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.2%.


Minnesota Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 130 annual job openings, and 1,430 total jobs in 2026 for Producers and Directors in this state.

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

What do Producers and Directors Make in Minnesota?

In 2018 wages for Producers and Directors ranged from $37,280 to $110,610 with $65,770 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.92 to $53.18. The median hourly rate was $31.62.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $30.22 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.40.

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


Top Minnesota 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
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,230 $67,050
Fargo, ND-MN 120 $39,760
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN 40 $46,980
Duluth, MN-WI 30 $59,400

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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