Film director earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Film director salary by state

State Name Average Salary
California $27,040

How do film director salaries compare to similar careers?

Film directors earn 8% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than court reporters but more than urban planners.

Career Median Salary
Court reporter salary $47K
Naval architect salary $91K
Film director salary $72K
Talent director salary $72K
News anchor salary $41K
Cinematographer salary $42K
Urban planner salary $71K