Media Programming Directors

6.4/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
32%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
7.7%
by 2031
WAGES
$79,000
or $37.98 hourly
VOLUME
138,250
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 32% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Media Programming Directors' job openings is expected to rise 7.7% by 2031
'Media Programming Directors' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Media Programming Directors' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Media Programming Directors' was $79,000, or $37.98 hourly
'Media Programming Directors' are paid 72.6% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as media programming directors?

As of 2021 there were 138,250 people employed as Media Programming Directors within the United States.
This represents around 0.10% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Media Programming Directors.

Job description

Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in preparation of radio or television station program schedules and programs, such as sports or news.

SOC Code: 27-2012.03

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