Producers and Directors (27-2012)

Occupation description:  Produce or direct stage, television, radio, video, or motion picture 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.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 10395 -7.80 33
United States 122,600133,800 9.11,110 3,9405,050

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 45.1215.8422.44 34.1154.2491.28
Alaska 30.7112.0721.11 28.0936.6750.25
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 31.4111.3120.01 27.3439.4662.98

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
21275 35.441.8 31.9
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation43
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation28
UI claimants previously working in occupation11
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 414
Number of job position postings 148
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 2.8

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: Less than 5 years On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
Galena Interior Learning Academy   (Galena)
Computer Science

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Film Bac