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

The average pay for a Post Production Manager, Television, Video, or Motion Picture is $60,346 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$36,019 - $91,979
$36K
$60K
$92K
MEDIAN: $60,346
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$12.60 - $34.52
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MEDIAN: $19.67
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$36,019 - $91,979  
   
Bonus
$502 - $9,328  
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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$35,839 - $92,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.60 - $34.52  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.07  
Overtime
$12.67 - $44.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$502 - $9,328  
   
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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$35,839 - $92,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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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

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

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

Pay by Experience for a Post Production Manager, Television, Video, or Motion Picture has a positive trend. An entry-level Post Production Manager, Television, Video, or Motion Picture with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 77 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Post Production Manager, Television, Video, or Motion Picture with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Post Production Manager, Television, Video, or Motion Picture which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 39 salaries. A Post Production Manager, Television, Video, or Motion Picture with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,469

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Key Stats for Post Production Manager, Television, Video, or Motion Picture

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Post Production Manager, Television, Video, or Motion Picture Salaries

▲26%

▲11%

▲3%

National Average
$58,000

▼15%

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

National Average
$58,000



Adobe After Effects
▼17%

Production Management
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 21%