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Producers and Directors in Rhode Island

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

12.1% Jobs Projection
$60,020 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Producers and Directors Work in Rhode Island?

In Rhode Island, there were 300 people working as Producers and Directors in the year 2018.

There were 330 Producers and Directors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Rhode Island

Jobs for Producers and Directors in this state are growing at a rate of 12.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.2%.


Rhode Island Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 30 annual job openings, and 370 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 Rhode Island?

In 2018 wages for Producers and Directors ranged from $31,170 to $98,340 with $60,020 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.98 to $47.28. The median hourly rate was $28.85.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $25.97 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $2.88.

The median salary in Rhode Island is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Rhode Island 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
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 310 $59,790
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI 30 n/a

Top States for Producers and Directors Employment

View the list below to see 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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