Media Programming Directors

7.6/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
4%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
24.1%
by 2030
WAGES
$76,400
or $36.73 hourly
VOLUME
119,490
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 4% (Totally Safe)

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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Media Programming Directors' job openings is expected to rise 24.1% by 2030
'Media Programming Directors' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

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

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Media Programming Directors' was $76,400, or $36.73 hourly
'Media Programming Directors' are paid 82.1% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 119,490 people employed as Media Programming Directors.
This represents around 0.09% of the employed workforce across the United States.

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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