Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations oversee and control the technical and artistic aspects of film, television, radio, dance and theatre productions.
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People in these occupations may be self-employed or work for:
Estimated median employment income based on 2021 Job Bank median hourly wage rate (median annual salary = hourly wage rate x 40 (hours per week) x 52.14 (weeks per year))
Note:Estimated median employment income based on 2021 Job Bank median hourly wage rate (median annual salary = hourly wage rate x 40 (hours per week) x 52.14 (weeks per year))
Source: 2021 Job Bank Wage Report
Source: B.C. Labour Market Outlook
10 year expected job openings: 2,050
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Film, radio and television and video game producers:
Directors of photography:
Key aspects of the work in this occupation:
Source: 2016 Census
Producers, directors and film editors:
Demonstrated creative ability is required for all occupations in this group. Membership in a related guild or union may also be required.
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Membership in a related guild or union may be required.
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