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Producers and Directors

Produce or direct stage, television, radio, video, or film productions for entertainment, information, or instruction. Responsible for creative decisions, such as interpretation of script, choice of actors or guests, set design, sound, special effects, and choreography.

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Produce or direct stage, television, radio, video, or film productions for entertainment, information, or instruction. Responsible for creative decisions, such as interpretation of script, choice of actors or guests, set design, sound, special effects, and choreography.

Environment

Producers and directors work under a lot of pressure, and many are under stress to finish their work on time.

Producers and Directors

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Salary Breakdown

Producers and Directors

$60,490

AVERAGE ANNUALLY

$25,270

ENTRY LEVEL

$50,500

MID LEVEL

$102,000

EXPERT LEVEL

$29.08

AVERAGE HOURLY

$12.15

ENTRY LEVEL

$24.28

MID LEVEL

$49.04

EXPERT LEVEL

Current Available & Projected Jobs

Producers and Directors

13

Current Available Jobs

1,810

Projected job openings through 2030

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Top Expected Tasks

Producers and Directors

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Producers and Directors

K

KNOWLEDGE

Communications and Media

K

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

K

KNOWLEDGE

Telecommunications

K

KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

K

KNOWLEDGE

Administration and Management

S

SKILL

Active Listening

S

SKILL

Critical Thinking

S

SKILL

Monitoring

S

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

S

SKILL

Speaking

A

ABILITY

Oral Expression

A

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning

A

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

A

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

A

ABILITY

Speech Clarity

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