Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production Salary (United States)

A Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production earns an average salary of $76,647 per year.
Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production Total Pay (?
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$39,056 - $116,447
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MEDIAN: $76,646
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Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production Total Pay (?
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$10.00 - $40.38
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,056 - $116,447  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $19,433  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,904 - $126,256  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 148
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $40.38  
   
Overtime
$10.07 - $69.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $19,433  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,904 - $126,256  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 148
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Job Description for Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production

  • Develop schedules for project deadlines, and work to make sure those deadlines are met.
  • Facilitate communication between the production team and editorial staff to establish project expectations and requirements.
  • Direct and coordinate personnel editing and encoding videos to create the final product.
  • Ensure post-production processes work efficiently, and make improvements when necessary.

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Pay by Experience Level for Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production

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Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production Reviews

What is it like working as a Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production?
Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production in Santa Monica:
"Exciting, Educational And Stressful."
Pros: Everyday is different. I am constantly learning.
Cons: Long Hours. Sometimes stressful. Horrible pay.

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Experience Affects Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%
Experienced
up arrow 26%
National Average
$72,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
Entry-Level
up arrow 40%

Skills That Affect Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production Salaries

National Average
$72,000
Project Management
up arrow 5%
Production Management
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 10%
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