How Much Do Technical Managers Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Technical Directors and Managers

Technical Directors and Managers coordinate activities of technical departments, such as taping, editing, engineering, and maintenance, to produce radio or television programs.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$96690 per year
Hourly wage
$46 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$36,070 to $51,760 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$17 to $25 per hour

Entry-level Technical Directors and Managers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $36,070 to $51,760 per year or $17 to $25 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Technical Directors and Managers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $89 $184,660
Senior (Top 25%) $57 $118,020
Middle (Mid 50%) $37 $76,400
Junior (Bottom 25%) $25 $51,760
No experience (Bottom 10%) $17 $36,070

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
CA $61 $126,220
NY $59 $122,180
CT $52 $107,580
DC $46 $95,670
GA $43 $89,620
MD $40 $83,930
NJ $39 $81,990
NV $39 $81,240
CO $38 $79,360
MA $38 $78,960

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Technical Director and Manager is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like CA doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at CA might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Technical Managers are in the states of CA, NY, CT, DC and GA.

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