Television Newscast Director Salary (United States)

A Television Newscast Director earns an average wage of $13.92 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Television Newscast Director Total Pay (?
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$26,814 - $91,563
(Median)
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58K
92K
MEDIAN: $36,922
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Television Newscast Director Total Pay (?
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$9.74 - $28.23
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$26,814 - $91,563  
   
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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$21,545 - $68,197  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 160
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $28.23  
   
Overtime
$14.77 - $43.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
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).
)
$21,545 - $68,197  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 160
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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 81%
Experienced
up arrow 20%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$33,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
22%
female alumni
 
Male
78%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 10%
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