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How much does a Lighting Technical Director make?

Updated Sep 16, 2021

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$109,662 /yr
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40 salaries

$75K

Low

$110K

Average

$161K

High

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The national average salary for Lighting Technical Director is $109,662 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Lighting Technical Director salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 40 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lighting Technical Director employees.

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Blue Sky Studios
4.2

Blue Sky Studios

Lighting Technical Director

$104,158

 /yr
Range: $96K - $111K
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$96K

$111K

$95,642 - $111,163 Range

Rhythm & Hues Studios
3.8

Rhythm & Hues Studios

Lighting Technical Director - Hourly

$58

 /hr
Range: $45 - $76

$45

$76

$45 - $76 Range

Pixar Animation Studios
4.1

Pixar Animation Studios

Lighting Technical Director

$122,724

 /yr
Range: $119K - $168K

$119K

$168K

$118,610 - $168,036 Range

Hinge Digital

Lighting Technical Director - Hourly
About 

$26 -$42

 hourly

$26

$42

$26 - $42 Range

SUNY
4

SUNY

Lighting Technical Director
About 

$47K -$52K

$47K

$52K

$47,480 - $51,706 Range

Tribune Media
3.5

Tribune Media

Lighting Technical Director
About 

$132K -$142K

$132K

$142K

$131,633 - $141,641 Range

FOX News
3.6

FOX News

Lighting Technical Director - Hourly
About 

$44 -$48

 hourly

$44

$48

$44 - $48 Range

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Blue Sky Studios
4.2

Blue Sky Studios

Lighting Technical Director - Hourly Contractor
About 

$64 -$68

 hourly

$64

$68

$64 - $68 Range

Industrial Light & Magic
3.8

Industrial Light & Magic

Lighting Technical Director - Hourly
About 

$81 -$87

 hourly

$81

$87

$81 - $87 Range

AEG
3.6

AEG

Lighting Technical Director - Hourly
About 

$26 -$28

 hourly

$26

$28

$26 - $28 Range

AEG
3.6

AEG

Lighting Technical Director - Hourly
About 

$24 -$27

 hourly

$24

$27

$24 - $27 Range

Lucasfilm
3.7

Lucasfilm

Lighting Technical Director - Hourly
About 

$66 -$71

 hourly

$66

$71

$66 - $71 Range

Imageworks
3.8

Imageworks

Lighting Technical Director - Hourly Contractor
About 

$39 -$43

 hourly

$39

$43

$39 - $43 Range

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group
4.2

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group

Lighting Technical Director - Hourly Contractor
About 

$36 -$39

 hourly

$36

$39

$36 - $39 Range

Framestore
4.2

Framestore

Lighting Technical Director
About 

$77K -$84K

$77K

$84K

$76,782 - $84,414 Range

Method Studios
3.5

Method Studios

Lighting Technical Director - Hourly Contractor
About 

$65 -$71

 hourly

$65

$71

$65 - $71 Range

Blur Studio
3.1

Blur Studio

Lighting Technical Director
About 

$98K -$107K

$98K

$107K

$97,507 - $106,987 Range

Zoic
4.2

Zoic

Lighting Technical Director - Hourly
About 

$46 -$50

 hourly

$46

$50

$46 - $50 Range

4.3

ImageMovers Digital

Lighting Technical Director
About 

$127K -$137K

$127K

$137K

$127,233 - $136,613 Range

Tippett Studio
3.9

Tippett Studio

Lighting Technical Director
About 

$99K -$107K

$99K

$107K

$99,219 - $106,972 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Lighting Technical Director salaries

The national average salary for a Lighting Technical Director is $109,662 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Lighting Technical Director salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 40 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lighting Technical Director employees.

The highest salary for a Lighting Technical Director in United States is $160,876 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lighting Technical Director in United States is $74,752 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent lighting technical director salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$150,000
per year
A Technical Director in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$105,000
per year
A Technical Director in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$164,310
per year
A Technical Director in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $164,310 per year
Additional Pay
$70k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Technical Director in the Colorado Springs, CO Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Colorado Springs, CO Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
College / University
$95,000
per year
A Technical Director in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $95,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$112,000
per year
A Technical Director in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $112,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$30,000
per year
A Technical Director in the Milwaukee, WI Area area reported making $30,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Milwaukee, WI Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
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