Producers and Directors

7.8/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $37.98 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 26% (Start worrying)

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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 'Producers and Directors' job openings is expected to rise 7.7% by 2031
'Producers and 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 'Producers and Directors' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Producers and Directors' was $79,000, or $37.98 hourly
'Producers and 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 producers and directors?

As of 2021 there were 138,250 people employed as Producers and 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 Producers and Directors.

Job description

Produce or direct stage, television, radio, video, or film productions for entertainment, information, or instruction. Responsible for creative decisions, such as interpretation of script, choice of actors or guests, set design, sound, special effects, and choreography.

SOC Code: 27-2012.00


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Saketh says
Robots can't be provided with perfect human emotions which is the most essential thing needed for a story writer or film director
Dec 15, 2020 at 07:52 AM
윤인정 says
My future job is pd.
I don't think artificial intelligence can replace my job. I think that he is a person who communicates with many people and creates programs that deliver emotions and fun to many people. I don't think robots can bring as much imagination as humans.
Nov 06, 2020 at 11:49 AM
Vishnu (No chance) says
AI cannot perceive the infinite.
Mar 01, 2020 at 02:54 PM
Lemar (No chance) says
I don’t see why there would be a need to replace human film directors with robots
Sep 03, 2019 at 05:50 PM
Dmytro Kozlov (Could go either way) says
AI and Human Film director could get on with each other in a wide spectrum of directions both like operation and technology management and creative process upgrade
Apr 19, 2019 at 11:08 AM

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