A Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production earns an average salary of $75,776 per year.
Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production Total Pay (?
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$38,574 - $118,151
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MEDIAN: $75,776
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Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production Total Pay (?
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$9.50 - $40.38
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,574 - $118,151  
   
Bonus
$50.34 - $19,803  
Profit Sharing
$2,250 - $14,500  
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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$36,316 - $128,424  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 168
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.50 - $40.38  
   
Overtime
$10.21 - $68.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$50.34 - $19,803  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,250 - $14,500  
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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$36,316 - $128,424  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 168
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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.
Pay by Experience Level for Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%
Experienced
up arrow 28%
National Average
$71,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 14%
Entry-Level
up arrow 41%

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

National Average
$71,000
Production Management
up arrow 4%
Project Management
up arrow 4%
Video Editing
up arrow 12%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
15%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 11%
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