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Producers and Directors in North Carolina

Considering a career as a Producer or Director in North Carolina?

15.6% Jobs Projection
$59,660 Median Salary
290 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Producers and Directors Work in North Carolina?

There were approximately 2,330 workers employed as Producers and Directors in this state in 2018.

There were 2,370 Producers and Directors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Producers and Directors in this state are growing at a rate of 15.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.2%.


North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 290 annual Producers and Directors job openings in North Carolina, and 3,030 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Producers and Directors Make in North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Producers and Directors ranged from $31,160 to $123,120 with $59,660 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.98 to $59.19. The median hourly rate was $28.68.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $25.6 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $3.08.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top North Carolina 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
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 1,200 $64,450
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 470 $67,690
Raleigh, NC 360 $60,020
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 170 $58,930
Winston-Salem, NC 120 $45,690
Wilmington, NC 100 $40,690
Greensboro-High Point, NC 90 $54,080
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 80 $37,840

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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