Post Production Manager, Television, Video, or Motion Picture Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Post Production Manager, Television, Video, or Motion Picture is $57,278 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.
Post Production Manager, Television, Video, or Motion Picture Salary (?
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$40,383 - $87,896
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $57,278
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Post Production Manager, Television, Video, or Motion Picture Salary (?
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$14.82 - $40.90
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$40,383 - $87,896  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $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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$40,218 - $90,571  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 156
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$14.82 - $40.90  
   
Overtime
$21.44 - $58.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $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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$40,218 - $90,571  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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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

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Pay Difference By Location

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Los Angeles
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$58,000
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Experience Affects Post Production Manager, Television, Video, or Motion Picture Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 7%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$58,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

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

Video Editing
up arrow 1%
National Average
$58,000
Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
30%
female alumni
 
Male
70%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 25%