The average salary for a Late-Career Technical Director is $123,801.
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Job Description for Technical Director
In general, technical directors hold different responsibilities depending on their field of work. However, they share a common, core task: Operating and managing equipment and electronics. In theaters, technical directors are in charge of overseeing lighting, props, and general construction. Different technical areas (such as lighting or props) generally have an individual who focuses solely on that one facet, while technical directors make sure the project as a whole runs efficiently. In theate…Read more
Technical Director Tasks
- Design and develop strategies to enhance and optimize technical operations.
- Evaluate existing operations procedures and make recommendations based on organization regulations and budget.
- Lead and coordinate with teams to design, test, implement, and manage new or improved technical operations.
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Popular Skills for Technical Director
Skills in Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Operations Management, People Management, Technical Services and Project Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Technical Director
An entry-level Technical Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,324 based on 22 salaries. An early career Technical Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,292 based on 326 salaries. A mid-career Technical Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,682 based on 373 salaries. An experienced Technical Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,692 based on 669 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Technical Director in their job title in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earn an average of 18.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (12.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (22.5% less), Atlanta, Georgia (14.4% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (7.4% less).
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