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A music producer can earn a considerable amount of money or go broke. It is difficult to indicate an average salary for producers because they generally make a lot of money or their tenure in the business is short. This is because the income of a record producer is directly tied to the sales of the records he or she produces. An independent producer works on a royalty basis, which usually is about 3 to 5 percent (also called points) of retail sales. They may also charge a fee or get an advance from the record company, which would be deducted from sales.

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