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Career information and college search tools for producers and directors and those interested in pursuing careers in related fields.

Producers and Directors Skills

Below are the skills needed to be producers and directors according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Monitoring44.5
Speaking44.12
Coordination3.884.75
Critical Thinking3.884
Writing3.884.25

Producers and Directors Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be producers and directors according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Oral Comprehension44.12
Oral Expression44.25
Problem Sensitivity43.88
Speech Recognition44
Written Comprehension44.12

Producers and Directors Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be producers and directors according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Communications and Media4.725.62
English Language4.44.96
Computers and Electronics3.684.13
Administration and Management3.643.57
Telecommunications3.393.21

Producers and Directors Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being producers and directors according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Getting Information4.675.05
Thinking Creatively4.655.46
Interacting With Computers4.313.04
Making Decisions and Solving Problems4.214.69
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates4.194.96

Producers and Directors Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being producers and directors according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Integrity4.69
Stress Tolerance4.69
Dependability4.68
Leadership4.67
Attention to Detail4.62

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Producers and Directors

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Producers and Directors jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim21,950 $127,480
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward3,560 $103,190
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell3,240 $76,640
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach3,240 $79,010
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue1,680 $67,720
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington1,680 $70,210
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn1,260 $67,360
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood1,170 $74,450
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford1,100 $62,360
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin1,080 $73,320

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to producers and directors

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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