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Film Director Salary

The average salary for a Film Director is $75,000 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$30,201 - $168,860
(Median)
$30K
$75K
$170K
MEDIAN: $75,000
10%
50%
90%

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$30,201 - $168,860  
   
Bonus
$17.50 - $7,500  
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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$29,361 - $172,989  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Experience Affects Film Director Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 36%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$73,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 44%