Digital Media in Louisiana: Jobs/Wages

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Digital Media in Louisiana: Jobs/Wages

Low-level positions across the digital media industry earn hourly wages as low as $9 per hour and as high as $24.34 per hour. Mid-level salaries range from $48,000 to $68,000 per year. High-level positions can earn as much as $339,000 per year. Jobs in the visual effects sector earn the most across the board from low-level to high-level positions.

OVERVIEW

VIDEO GAMES

VIDEO PRODUCTION

  • Videographers earn an average of $24.34 per hour in Louisiana. They earn $20.49 per hour in Baton Rouge and $39.38 per hour in New Orleans.
  • Statewide, video directors earn an average of $57,854 per year in Louisiana. Video directors in Baton Rouge earn about $50,418 per year. They earn $61,341 per year in New Orleans and $58,831 per year in Shreveport.
  • A VP of production earns an average annual salary of $179,341 in Louisiana. This position earns $178,055 per year in Baton Rouge, $175,659 per year in New Orleans, and $200,000 per year in Shreveport.
  • A senior VP of production can earn $289,030 annually in New Orleans. This position earns an average of $338,683 per year statewide.

POST-PRODUCTION

  • Marketing assistants in Louisiana earn roughly $11.98 per hour. They earn $12.83 per hour in Baton Rouge and $13.98 per hour in New Orleans.
  • Film editors earn an average salary of $54,012 per year in Louisiana.
  • A post-producer earns an average of $61,894 annually in Louisiana.

AUDIO SERVICES

VISUAL EFFECTS

RESEARCH STRATEGY

Searching Glassdoor, Indeed, ZipRecruiter, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics for data across the state of Louisiana in each requested sector of the digital media industry yielded results statewide, as well as in the New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Shreveport areas specifically. Low-level positions were defined as jobs that require less skill and pay relatively low hourly wages or salaries. Mid-level positions were defined as those requiring both skill and experience, but not as much as for high-level positions. High-level positions require significant skill or experience.
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