How much does a Media Production Director make in the United States? The average Media Production Director salary in the United States is $159,141 as of September 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $136,864 and $183,542. 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. 

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25% $136,864 10% $116,582 90% $205,758 75% $183,542 $159,141 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Media Production Director

Media Production Director oversees all aspects of an organization's production policies, objectives, and initiatives. Schedules and ensures proper utilization of organization's facilities and personnel for production. Being a Media Production Director must perform work within strict media deadlines. Determines the most efficient execution of production design including staging and lighting environment. Additionally, Media Production Director may require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Media Production Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Media Production Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Skills associated with Media Production Director: Video Production, Media Production

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