Television Newscast Director Salary (United States)

A Television Newscast Director earns an average wage of $13.69 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Television Newscast Director Total Pay (?
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$26,993 - $90,913
(Median)
27K
57K
91K
MEDIAN: $37,721
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Television Newscast Director Total Pay (?
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$9.61 - $25.68
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$26,993 - $90,913  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $970  
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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$21,134 - $62,698  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 169
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.61 - $25.68  
   
Overtime
$14.51 - $41.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $970  
   
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).
)
$21,134 - $62,698  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 169
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Job Description for Television Newscast Director
  • Oversee department budgeting, daily planning, gathering, preparation and presentation of news.
  • Supervise studio personnel and technical staff assigned to control room.
  • Oversee desired on-air look of news broadcasts.
  • Direct fast paced and graphics heavy newscasts using state of the art systems and equipment.
  • Direct on-location, live field broadcasts for on-air and digital programs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Television Newscast Director
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Television Newscast Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 71%
Experienced
up arrow 21%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 42 votes.
Gender
Female
21%
female alumni
 
Male
79%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 8%
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