How much does a Production Assistant make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Production Assistant in the United States is $16 as of September 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $16 and $17. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Production Assistant

Production Assistant is responsible for ensuring the production quality of all promotionals, commercials, and public service announcements. Coordinates and schedules all aspects of production to meet deadlines. Being a Production Assistant assists with set-up of equipment on production shoots and other control room duties. May operate equipment and peripheral systems used in video production including audio console and teleprompter. Additionally, Production Assistant may require an associate degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Production Assistant works under moderate supervision. Gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. To be a Production Assistant typically requires 1-3 years of related experience, or may need 0 years of experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Aramark provides food, facilities management, and uniform services to education, healthcare, business and industry, sports, leisure, and corrections clients in North America and internationally. It operates in three segments: Food and Support Services United States, Food and Support Services International, and Uniform ... More
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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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Skills associated with Production Assistant: Media Production, Video Production, Audio Mixing, Video production software ...More

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