Salary for Talent Directors

Also known as:  Broadcast Producer, Casting Director, Film Maker, Independent Film Maker, Independent Video Producer, Motion Picture Director, Movie Producer, Music Video Director, Music Video Producer, News Production Supervisor

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The role of a talent director is to determine the talent needs of a given production, and to audition, interview, and select the appropriate talent. They find the talent needs for television, radio, film, and stage productions, and may maintain files on performers and/or work as liasons between agents and directors. They may also assist in contract negotiations, and attend productions and performances to stay informed regarding the available talent. The majority of individuals in this profession have at least some college educaiton, although it is not required for the occupation.

A Talent Director will most likely earn a pay level ranging between 72000 - 108000 based on tenure level. Talent Directors get a compensation of Ninety One Thousand One Hundred dollars on an annual basis.

Talent Directors are compensated highest in California, where they earn salary pay of about $120530. These professionals are paid at the highest level in Information, where they receive an average job salary of $105970.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 25.62 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Talent Directors tend to make the most in the following industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $105,970
Information $93,300
Manufacturing $83,180
Management of Companies and Enterprises $72,890
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $72,460
Accommodation and Food Services $68,900
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Health Care and Social Assistance $48,930
Wholesale Trade $51,270
Other Services (except Public Administration) $57,290
Retail Trade $58,260
Educational Services $61,750
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $66,820
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