Unit Production Manager Salary in the United States

How much does an Unit Production Manager make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for an Unit Production Manager in the United States is $29 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $23 and $39. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is an Unit Production Manager?

A Unit Production Manager (UPM) is the DGA–approved title for the top below-the-line staff position, responsible for the administration of a feature film or television production. Non-DGA productions might call it the production manager or production supervisor. They work closely with the line producer. Sometimes the line producer is the UPM. A senior producer may assign a UPM more than one production at a time....

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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Unit Production Manager in the United States. The average hourly rate for Unit Production Manager ranges from $23 to $39 with the average hourly pay of $29. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $25 to $42 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $31.

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