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Theater Director Salary

$73,027 (USD)

Average Salary

$35/hr

Average Hourly

$3,403

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Theater Director is $73,027 a year and $35 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Theater Director is between $50,964 and $90,710. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Directs and coordinates all aspects of the process of staging a play, including casting, stage design and construction, costume design, lighting, rehearsal, preproduction, and final performance.
  • Interprets and translates dramatic and comedic scripts or musicals, practically and creatively using artistic vision, working with the performers and producer to create a performance which connects with the audience.
  • Collaborates with writers individually or through workshops; adapts scripts, breaks them down, analyzes and explores the content, and conducts relevant research.
Theater Director Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Managers, All Other

Job family population: 462,840

Estimated population of Theater Director jobs: 9,058

Rate of error: 0.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$84,658
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Theater Director Job Listings for United States

Development and Fundraising Manager
Nov 28
us
Ubuntu Theater Project
... Director, the Development Manager manages all fundraising aspects, including grant writing, individual giving, corporate giving, and annual special events for the Ubuntu Theater Project. This role ...
Analyst/Staff Level Professional
Nov 5
Culver City, California, USA
ObjectWin Technology
... direct-to-video and theatrical product via physical DVD, Blu-ray, and UHD/4K as well as digital/new media product across a broad account base (physical retail, rental, online, digital, cable ...
Theatre Production Stage Manager
Nov 20
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Wilshire Ebell Theatre
Successful candidate will also perform nighttime and weekend hours as needed to ensure proper operation of load-ins, events, load-outs and filming, with direct supervision of theatre technical staff
Director, Game and Event Presentation
Nov 27
Las Vegas, NV, USA
The Oakland Raiders
Director, Game and Event Presentation Position Type: Salary Exempt Department: Silver and Black ... production/theatrical elements to enhance overall game and event presentation · Oversee the ...
Summer Day Camp Director
Nov 18
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Castilleja
... theatre, playing fields and more! The program provides daily lunch, snacks, and has extended care ... As the Camp Director you will have complete oversight and responsibility for counselor hiring ...

The average pay for a Theater Director is $73,027 a year and $35 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Theater Director is between $50,964 and $90,710. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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... Director, the Development Manager manages all fundraising aspects, including grant writing, individual giving, corporate giving, and annual special events for the Ubuntu Theater Project. This role ...
Analyst/Staff Level Professional
Nov 5
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... direct-to-video and theatrical product via physical DVD, Blu-ray, and UHD/4K as well as digital/new media product across a broad account base (physical retail, rental, online, digital, cable ...
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