$63,864
Avg. Salary
$17.93
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Television Director is $17.93 per hour.

The average pay for a Television Director is $63,864 per year.

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$17.93
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$32.00
90%
MEDIAN $17.93
$33k
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$156k
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MEDIAN $63,864
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$0$155K
Salary $33,010 - $155,813
Bonus $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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$29,047 - $151,854
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 47
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $11.79 - $32.00
Overtime $20.25 - $48.65
Annual Data $0$151K
Bonus $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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$29,047 - $151,854
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

Job Description for Television Director

A television director is in charge of directing a television program such as a news program, sitcom, reality show or fictional drama. Tasks performed by the director include developing the theme of the set and ways to engage the audience, advising the camera crew on which camera techniques should be used and directing the sound crew on the type of sounds to be used and how they should be integrated. The director may guide the development of graphics, coach actors on their performance, participate in the editing process and oversee the work of a control room. They must have a deep understanding of all of the tasks and issues on a television set to provide guidance, advice and instructions as necessary. Additionally, these directors need to interact effectively with producers, writers and other professionals involved in television productions.

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Television Director Tasks
  • Define strategic goals and specific programming for channels.
  • Supervise program and channel budgets.
  • Work with a range of organizations and individuals to acquire, maintain and update content.
  • Oversee and allocate staff, balancing cost and efficiency.

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Pay by Experience Level for Television Director

Pay by Experience for a Television Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Television Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Television Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Television Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 19 salaries. A Television Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 8 salaries.

Television Director Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Television Director?

Television Director in Miami:
Pros: Exciting Work.
Cons: Shift work, the management.

Key Stats for Television Director

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Television Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲37%

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
$50,000

Mid-Career
▼25%

Entry-Level
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 7%