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Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production Salary

The average salary for a Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production is $73,237 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$36,107 - $122,469
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$36K
$73K
$120K
MEDIAN: $73,237
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$13.01 - $39.15
(Median)
$13
$21
$39
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,107 - $122,469  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,000  
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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$34,785 - $127,651  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 124
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.01 - $39.15  
   
Overtime
$18.64 - $68.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,000  
   
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).
)
$34,785 - $127,651  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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 69%

Experienced
up arrow 33%

National Average
$69,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

Entry-Level
up arrow 40%

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

National Average
$69,000

Project Management
up arrow 13%


Production Management
up arrow 39%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 12%
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