Post Production Manager, Television, Video, or Motion Picture Salary

The average pay for a Post Production Manager, Television, Video, or Motion Picture is $57,978 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$40,716 - $87,599

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$14.97 - $40.52

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$40,716 - $87,599  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,851  
Total Pay (?
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$39,244 - $88,770  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 191
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$14.97 - $40.52  
   
Overtime
$22.27 - $59.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,851  
   
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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$39,244 - $88,770  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Job Description for Post Production Manager, Television, Video, or Motion Picture

Post-production managers for television, video, or motion pictures ensure that all tasks in the final stages of a project's production are finished on time and within budget. Their duties and work environment may vary depending on the position, but post-production managers are normally in charge of overseeing editors and other individuals and departments included in post-production. They may work in a wide variety of settings, from an office setting to a production set. Many different types of work are performed during post-production, including editing video, conducting sound design and alterations, and completing computer graphics, among many others.

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Post Production Manager, Television, Video, or Motion Picture Tasks

  • Codify and disseminate best practices and policies, enforcing compliance.
  • Coordinate staff, freelancers, and edit job schedules to ensure flow of services.
  • Manage editorial flow and budgets across post-production processes.
  • Update, maintain, and ensure compliance with metadata standards.

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Pay by Experience Level for Post Production Manager, Television, Video, or Motion Picture

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

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Experience Affects Post Production Manager, Television, Video, or Motion Picture Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Post Production Manager, Television, Video, or Motion Picture Salaries

National Average
$58,000

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Video Editing
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 23%
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