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Producers and Directors in Washington

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

19.5% Jobs Projection
$64,400 Median Salary
310 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Producers and Directors Work in Washington?

There were approximately 2,400 workers employed as Producers and Directors in this state in 2018.

There were 2,160 Producers and Directors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 240 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Producers and Directors in WA Employment Trend

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

Producers and Directors in WA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Producers and Directors in this state are growing at a rate of 19.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.2%.

Job Projections for Producers and Directors: Nation vs. WA

Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 310 annual job openings, and a total of 3,180 jobs for Washington 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 Washington?

In 2018 wages for Producers and Directors ranged from $36,630 to $103,890 with $64,400 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.61 to $49.95. The median hourly rate was $30.96.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $28.42 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $2.54.

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

Producers and Directors Earnings: WA vs. National Average

Top Washington 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
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1,900 $67,700
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 990 $61,510
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 190 $56,750
Kennewick-Richland, WA 40 $29,630
Yakima, WA 40 $52,790

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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