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Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production Salary

A Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production earns an average salary of $75,848 per year.
$37,333 - $118,771
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $75,847
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$12.58 - $40.11
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,333 - $118,771  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $15,880  
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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$35,326 - $126,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 126
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.58 - $40.11  
   
Overtime
$10.07 - $69.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $15,880  
   
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).
)
$35,326 - $126,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
United States (change)

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.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Department Head, Film/Video Post-Production Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 31%

National Average
$71,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Entry-Level
up arrow 41%

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

National Average
$71,000

Project Management
up arrow 6%


Production Management
up arrow 44%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 12%