Film Director Salary in the United States

How much does a Film Director make in the United States? The average Film Director salary in the United States is $57,960 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $51,619 and $70,398. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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$51,619 to $70,398
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What is a Film Director?

A Film Director is a person who directs the making of a film. A Film Director controls a film's artistic and dramatic aspects and visualizes the screenplay (or script) while guiding the technical crew and actors in the fulfilment of that vision. The director has a key role in choosing the cast members, production design, and the creative aspects of filmmaking. Under European Union law, the director is viewed as the author of the film. The Film Director gives direction to the cast and crew and creates an overall vision through which a film eventually becomes realized, or noticed. Directors nee...

Source: Wikipedia (as of 09/06/2019). Read more from Wikipedia

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Job Openings for Film Director
This is an in-house direct employee position. Agencies and contractors need not apply ... Manipulate and edit film pieces in a way that is invisible to the audience · Easily grasp ...
LinkedIn - 8 days ago
From rugged, textured pond liners to highly-technical balloon film as thin as a sandwich bag, our ... The Director of Sales and Business Development will be responsible to plan, manage, and direct all ...
LinkedIn - 1 day ago
... film Chasing Coral ... Founded by Director Jeff Orlowski in 2009, Exposure Labs is uniquely positioned as both a ...
LinkedIn - 6 days ago
Applied Thin Film Products - Fremont , California
Our product is thin-film circuits on ceramic, built on site. Company is profitable, over 20 years ... Direct call to correct person. Greet guests with a smile when they arrive in lobby and contact the ...
Monster - 5 days ago
Right now, we're looking for a senior visual director to define video storytelling at goop. This ... Film and produce beauty, food, fashion, wellness and travel shoots (still and video) * Be a talent ...
LinkedIn - 9 days ago
Rooftop Cinema Club - Marina del Rey , CA
Driven by our love of film, we are on a mission to transform nights at the cinema to stunning ... We are seeking a creative and commercially-focused director of marketing who will lead the ...
ZipRecruiter - 8 days ago
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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 Film Director in the United States. The base salary for Film Director ranges from $51,619 to $70,398 with the average base salary of $57,960. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $51,944 to $71,562 with the average total cash compensation of $58,477.

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