Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production Salary

The average salary for a Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production is $68,314 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$37,500 - $110,000
$38K
$68K
$110K
MEDIAN: $68,314
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50%
90%

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$13.23 - $29.48
$22
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,500 - $110,000  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,650  
Total Pay (?
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$30,701 - $127,651  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$22.00  
   
Overtime
$31.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,650  
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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$30,701 - $127,651  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Job Description for Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production

Department heads for film/video work with large groups of people and are typically responsible for certain aspects of a film's production. These department heads may lead large groups of staff, ranging from cameramen and actors to video editors and directors, and both mental and physical strength are important for this position to endure long shifts while coordinating with a variety of employees and ensuring that a film's production adheres to all budget- and time-constraints.

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Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production Tasks

  • Direct and coordinate personnel editing and encoding videos to create the final product.
  • Ensure post-production processes work efficiently, and make improvements when necessary.
  • 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.

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Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

▲15%

▲5%

National Average
$64,000

▼24%

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



National Average
$64,000

People Management
▼14%

▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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