Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Talent Director is $102,241
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Talent Directors?
An early career Talent Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,000 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Talent Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,231 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Talent Director …Read more
What Do Talent Directors Do?
Talent directors serve an upper-management position within HR (human resources) to create a work environment aligned with their organization's goals, as well as recruit and retain highly effective employees and manage other members of the recruiting department. They work primarily in an office, but may travel to different offices or sites depending on the company's needs.
Hours for this position can vary, though talent directors usually work during regular business hours, and some travel may …Read more
- Interview, audition and hire performers to fill various roles.
- Match specific talent types to appropriate roles for motion picture, radio, theatre and other entertainment.
- Liaise between actors, directors and agents to negotiate contracts, set appointments and hold auditions.
- Lead talent management strategy to ensure talent is developed to and reaches its full potential.