$45,361
Avg. Salary
$14.41
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Television Technical Director is $14.41 per hour.

The average pay for a Television Technical Director is $45,361 per year.

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$23.49
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MEDIAN $45,361
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$0$66K
Salary $30,457 - $66,384
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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$25,635 - $64,629
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $10.77 - $23.49
Overtime $24.95
Annual Data $0$64K
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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$25,635 - $64,629
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

Job Description for Television Technical Director

Television technical directors are media professionals who oversee the technical aspects of a television production. They work on-set during television newscasts and other live or taped productions by directing, managing camera angles and graphics, and switching between video sources. These directors are usually the most senior technical staff members on a television production and are often leaders in ensuring that a production runs smoothly. They also serve as liaisons between departments of production and engineering.

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Television Technical Director Tasks
  • Ensure all technical features of a television production are in working order before filming begins.
  • Instruct staff on equipment safety precautions and protocol.
  • Coordinate communication between technical team and production team.
  • Oversee television production and recommend technical changes based on details such as lighting and composition.
  • Determine necessity and placement of technical features, such as lighting and sound equipment, prior to production.

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Pay by Experience Level for Television Technical Director

Pay by Experience for a Television Technical Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Television Technical Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Television Technical Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Television Technical Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 9 salaries. A Television Technical Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Television Technical Director

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Television Technical Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 6%