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

The average pay for a Post Production Manager, Television, Video, or Motion Picture is $57,432 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.

$40,212 - $89,303
(Median)
$40K
$57K
$89K
MEDIAN: $57,432
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$14.88 - $40.40
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$24
$40
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$40,212 - $89,303  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,386  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
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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$38,954 - $90,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 215
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$14.88 - $40.40  
   
Overtime
$22.19 - $59.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,386  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
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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$38,954 - $90,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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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.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,896

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

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
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National Average
$58,000

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

National Average
$58,000

Project Management
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Production Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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