• Producers and Directors
  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 59,510
    $23,140 range bar $109,810
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Slow Growing
  • Producers and directors create motion pictures, television shows, live theater, and other performing arts productions. They interpret a writer's script to entertain or inform an audience.

What do they typically do

  • Oversee the production process, including performances, lighting, and choreography
  • Select scripts
  • Approve new developments in the production
  • Approve the design and financial aspects of a production
  • Ensure that a project stays on schedule and within budget
  • Audition and select cast members and the film or stage crew
  • Oversee the post-production process, including editing, special effects, music selection, and a performance's overall tone
  • Coordinate the activities of writers, managers, and other personnel throughout the production process

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.4%
Job Opening 311

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