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Media Technical Directors / Managers In Demand

General Information

Description

Coordinate activities of technical departments, such as taping, editing, engineering, and maintenance, to produce radio or television programs.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit57.47%
  2. Self-employed25.09%
  3. Private, not for profit11.28%
  4. State and local government4.93%
  5. Federal government0.74%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications

Job Outlook

Projected Job Growth (2022 - 2032)
+7%
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$85,320

State-by-state Salary

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$107,120
$41,490
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 92%
  • High school 4%
  • Associate's degree 1%
  • Post-secondary certificate 1%
  • Some college 0%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Enterprising — You have an interest in managing, negotiating and marketing, or leading and advising others.
  • Realistic — You have an interest in physically working with equipment, materials or structures.
  • Conventional — You have an interest in following procedures and regulations to organize information or data.

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Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership

Knowledge

  • Communications and Media
  • Computers and Electronics
  • English Language
  • Administration and Management
  • Engineering and Technology

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