Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production Salary

The average salary for a Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production is $69,838 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$31,270 - $99,612
$31K
$64K
$100K
MEDIAN: $63,673
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$0$101K
Salary $31,270 - $99,612
Bonus $3,000
Profit Sharing $305.21
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$31,167 - $101,827
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

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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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Popular Skills for Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production

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

Pay by Experience for a Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production has a positive trend. An entry-level Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 28 salaries. A Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,752

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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
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production Salaries

▲62%

▲23%

▲9%

National Average
$62,000

▼17%

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



National Average
$62,000

People Management
▼10%

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 9%
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