There are currently an estimated 134,700 film directors in the United States. The film director job market is expected to grow by 12.2% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are film directors?
CareerExplorer rates film directors with a C employability rating, meaning this career should provide moderate employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 22,700 film directors. That number is based on 16,500 additional film directors, and the retirement of 6,200 existing film directors.
What’s the supply of film directors?
The film director industry is concentrated in California, New York, Florida
Film Director job market by state
|State Name||Employed Film Directors|
|District of Columbia||2,000|