Talent Directors

General Information

Description

Audition and interview performers to select most appropriate talent for parts in stage, television, radio, or motion picture productions.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit61.73%
  2. Self-employed19.12%
  3. Private, not for profit13.28%
  4. State and local government4.94%
  5. Federal government0.44%

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

Job Outlook

Employment of producers and directors is projected to grow 24 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations. About 15,600 openings for producers and directors are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$76,400

State-by-state Salary

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$103,810
$33,930
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 42%
  • Associate's degree 18%
  • Some college 10%
  • Master's degree 10%
  • Post baccalaureate 8%
  • First professional degree 7%
  • High school 1%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Clerical
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • English Language
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Administration and Management

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
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