The average salary for a Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production is $62,964 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$30,913 - $122,586
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$31K
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MEDIAN: $62,963
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$12.70 - $42.39
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$42
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,913 - $122,586  
   
Bonus
$515 - $20,067  
Profit Sharing
$1,650  
Total Pay (?
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$30,410 - $127,068  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.70 - $42.39  
   
Overtime
$33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$515 - $20,067  
   
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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$30,410 - $127,068  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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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

  • 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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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 95%


National Average
$59,000



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

National Average
$59,000

Project Management
up arrow 4%

People Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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