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What They Do

Producers do a lot of things you wouldn't think they would do. One example is that they create all the scripts, Audition and select cast and crew members, A prove and design aspects of the production, Oversee all pre, present, and post production management, They make sure the production stay on scheduled and on budget, and lastly they approve all new developments throughout the production.

Working Conditions & Physical Demands

Working conditions for a director are typically good. Almost all sets are air conditioned and the job has no hard or labor intensive physical demands.

The only physical demand is sitting in a chair all day.

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Work Hours and Travel

As a director you have long work hours in mid production of a film or other production.

Most work hours are 7-8 hours 7 days a week for about 6-9 weeks. Travel days are not bad at all. most travel days are around 2-3 hour flights between your destinations.


To be a director you have to have a bachelor's degree or a Master's degree. And to get that it take a minimum of 4 extra years of college.

Average National Wage

In the U.S. the average wage for a directer per year is $100,000-$200,000.

Average Wage in Texas

The Texas average wage for a director per year is $50,000-$150,000

Average Hourly Wage in Texas

The average hourly wage in Texas for a director is $50-$100 per hour.

Future Outlook

The future outlook for being a director is that it will raise 3.56% in the next 10 years.


All of facts: "Summary." U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, n.d. Web. 17 Apr. 2014.

Pictures: "The Top 5 Biggest Movie Sets Ever Built." Digital Wrap. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Apr. 2014.

"Directors Chair Archives - The Large Association of Movie Blogs." The Large Association of Movie Blogs. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Apr. 2014.

Video:"What Is a Director?" YouTube. YouTube, 30 Nov. 2011. Web. 21 Apr. 2014.

What is a Director?