How much does a Broadcast Program Director make in the United States? The average Broadcast Program Director salary in the United States is $74,700 as of August 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $67,100 and $82,200. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
The Broadcast Program Director is responsible for scheduling programs and event coverage, coordinating with other departments, working with directors and production staff, and assessing length and content of broadcasts. Directs and coordinates activities of broadcast and programming personnel. Being a Broadcast Program Director typically reports to top management. Requires a bachelor's degree. The Broadcast Program Director manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. Working as a Broadcast Program Director typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Broadcast Program Director in the United States. The base salary for Broadcast Program Director ranges from $67,100 to $82,200 with the average base salary of $74,700. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $75,400 to $92,400 with the average total cash compensation of $83,900.