FIND PERSONALIZED JOBS
Sign up to Zippia and discover your career options with your personalized career search.
×
FIND
PERSONALIZED JOBS

CONTENT HAS
BEEN UNLOCKED
Close this window to view unlocked content
or
find interesting jobs in

Log In

Log In to Save

Sign Up to Save

Sign Up to Dismiss

Sign Up

SIGN UP TO UNLOCK CONTENT

or

The email and password you specified are invalid. Please, try again.

Email and password are mandatory

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account? Sign Up

reset password

Enter your email address and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Back to Log In

Log In

Log In to Save

Sign Up to Save

Sign Up to Dismiss

Sign up to save the job and get personalized job recommendations.

Sign up to dismiss the job and get personalized job recommendations.

or

The email and password you specified are invalid. Please, try again.

Email and password are mandatory

Already have an account? Log in

reset password

Enter your email address and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Back to Log In

Company Saved

Answer a few questions and view jobs at that match your preferences.

Where do you want to work?

Job Saved

See your Saved Jobs now

or

find more interesting jobs in

Job Dismissed

Find better matching jobs in

Become A Program Supervisor

Where do you want to work?

To get started, tell us where you'd like to work.
Sorry, we can't find that. Please try a different city or state.

Working As A Program Supervisor

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
  • Thinking Creatively
  • Deal with People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • Make Decisions

  • Stressful

  • $49,693

    Average Salary

What Does A Program Supervisor Do

Producers and directors create motion pictures, television shows, live theater, commercials, and other performing arts productions. They interpret a writer’s script to entertain or inform an audience.

Duties

Producers and directors typically do the following:

  • Select scripts or topics for a film, show, commercial, or play
  • Audition and select cast members and the film or stage crew
  • Approve the design and financial aspects of a production
  • Oversee the production process, including performances, lighting, and choreography
  • Oversee the postproduction process, including editing, special effects, music selection, and a performance’s overall tone
  • Ensure that a project stays on schedule and within budget
  • Promote finished works or productions through interviews, advertisements, and film festivals

Large productions often have associate, assistant, and line producers who share responsibilities. For example, on a large movie set an executive producer is in charge of the entire production, and a line producer runs the day-to-day operations. A TV show may employ several assistant producers to whom the head or executive producer gives certain duties, such as supervising the costume and makeup team.

Similarly, large productions usually employ several assistant directors, who help the director with tasks such as making set changes or notifying the performers when it is their time to go onstage. The specific responsibilities of assistant producers or directors vary with the size and type of production they work on.

Producers make the business and financial decisions for a motion picture, TV show, commercial, or stage production. They raise money for the project and hire the director and crew. The crew may include set and costume designers, film and video editors, a musical director, a choreographer, and other workers. Some producers may assist in the selection of cast members. Producers set the budget and approve any major changes to the project. They make sure that the production is completed on time, and they are ultimately responsible for the final product.

Directors are responsible for the creative decisions of a production. They select cast members, conduct rehearsals, and direct the work of the cast and crew. During rehearsals, they work with the actors to help them more accurately portray their characters. For nonfiction video, such as documentaries or live broadcasts, directors choose topics or subjects to film. They investigate the topic and may interview relevant participants or experts on camera. Directors also work with cinematographers and other crew members to ensure the final product matches the overall vision.

Directors work with set designers, costume designers, location scouts, and art directors to build a project’s set. During a film’s postproduction phase, they work closely with film editors and music supervisors to make sure that the final product comes out the way the producer and director envisioned. Stage directors, unlike television or film directors who document their product with cameras, make sure the cast and crew give a consistently strong live performance. For more information, see the profiles on actors, writers and authors, film and video editors and camera operators, dancers and choreographers, and multimedia artists and animators.

Although directors are in charge of the creative aspects of a show, they ultimately answer to producers. Some directors also share producing duties for their own films.

Show More

Show Less

How To Become A Program Supervisor

Most producers and directors have a bachelor’s degree and several years of work experience in an occupation related to motion picture, TV, or theater production, such as an actor, film and video editor, or cinematographer.

Education

Producers and directors usually have a bachelor’s degree. Many students study film or cinema at colleges and universities. In these programs, students learn about film history, editing, screenwriting, cinematography, and the filmmaking process. Others major in writing, acting, journalism, or communication. Some producers earn a degree in business, arts management, or nonprofit management.

Many stage directors complete a degree in theater and some go on to receive a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree. Classes may include directing, playwriting, set design, and acting. As of May 2015, the National Association of Schools of Theatre accredited more than 180 programs in theater arts.

Work Experience in a Related Occupation

Producers and directors might start out working in a theatrical management office as a business or company manager. In television or film, they might start out as an assistant or another low-profile studio job.

Advancement

As a producer’s or director’s reputation grows, he or she may work on larger projects that attract more attention or publicity.

Important Qualities

Communication skills. Producers and directors must coordinate the work of many different people to finish a production on time and within budget.

Creativity. Because a script can be interpreted in different ways, directors must decide how they want to interpret it and then how to represent the script’s ideas on the screen or stage.

Leadership skills. A director instructs actors and helps them portray their characters in a believable manner. They also supervise the crew, who are responsible for the behind the scenes work.

Time-management skills. Producers must find and hire the best director and crew for the production. They make sure that all involved do their jobs effectively, keeping within a production schedule and a budget.

Show More

Show Less

Do you work as a Program Supervisor?

Send To A Friend

Program Supervisor Videos

Electrician Career Information : Electrician Salary

Career Advice on becoming a Health and Safety Manager by Hamish B (Full Version)

New Supervisor Training: Program, Course, PPT, DVD, Video for New Supervisor Training

Program Supervisor Jobs

NO RESULTS

Aw snap, no jobs found.

Add To My Jobs

Program Supervisor Career Paths

Program Supervisor
Clinical Social Worker Clinical Director
Administrative Director, Behavioral Health Services
11 Yearsyrs
Operations Manager Assistant Director Nursing Director
Branch Director
8 Yearsyrs
Office Manager Business Office Manager
Business Office Director
9 Yearsyrs
Facilitator School Counselor Preschool Teacher
Child Care Director
5 Yearsyrs
Programming Specialist Social Worker Clinical Supervisor
Clinical Program Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Program Manager Program Director Clinical Director
Clinical Services Director
11 Yearsyrs
Program Director Registered Nurse Case Manager
Director Of Case Management
11 Yearsyrs
Clinical Supervisor Nursing Director
Director Of Health Services
10 Yearsyrs
Assistant Director Site Director Preschool Teacher
Director Of Preschool
7 Yearsyrs
Program Manager Senior Project Manager Program Director
Director Of Program Services
8 Yearsyrs
Clinician Therapist Program Director
Director Of Residential Services
7 Yearsyrs
Clinical Director Nurse Practitioner Registered Nurse Supervisor
Health Director
9 Yearsyrs
Programming Specialist Program Manager Development Director
Interim Executive Director
11 Yearsyrs
Office Manager Home Health Aid Direct Support Professional
Residential Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Assistant Director Special Education Teacher Assistant Principal
School Director
7 Yearsyrs
Program Director Facilitator Program Manager
Service Program Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Clinician Program Manager Regional Director
State Director
8 Yearsyrs
Clinical Supervisor Program Director
Unit Director
5 Yearsyrs
Show More
Share

Do you work as a Program Supervisor?

Help others decide if this is a good career for them

Average Length of Employment
Program Director 3.3 years
Program Manager 3.3 years
Program Supervisor 3.0 years
Program Lead 2.1 years
Top Careers Before Program Supervisor
Case Manager 10.8%
Internship 10.1%
Counselor 6.3%
Teacher 5.5%
Supervisor 4.9%
Therapist 4.6%
Volunteer 3.8%
Instructor 3.1%
Top Careers After Program Supervisor
Therapist 5.6%
Supervisor 4.9%
Counselor 4.4%
Director 4.1%
Internship 4.0%
Manager 3.6%
Teacher 3.5%
Consultant 3.4%
Clinician 3.1%

Do you work as a Program Supervisor?

Program Supervisor Demographics

Gender

Female

63.3%

Male

34.8%

Unknown

2.0%
Ethnicity

White

63.6%

Hispanic or Latino

15.3%

Black or African American

10.5%

Asian

6.8%

Unknown

3.8%
Show More
Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

62.4%

French

8.3%

Italian

3.3%

German

3.3%

Arabic

2.6%

Mandarin

2.3%

Greek

2.0%

Portuguese

2.0%

Russian

1.7%

Urdu

1.7%

Cantonese

1.7%

Chinese

1.7%

Japanese

1.3%

Vietnamese

1.0%

Hindi

1.0%

Korean

1.0%

Dakota

1.0%

Swedish

0.7%

Tagalog

0.7%

Polish

0.7%
Show More

Program Supervisor Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

18.7%

Capella University

10.1%

Walden University

5.5%

Fordham University

4.9%

Grand Canyon University

4.6%

West Virginia University

4.5%

Florida State University

4.5%

Arizona State University

4.3%

University of Central Florida

4.1%

Liberty University

3.9%

Temple University

3.8%

Michigan State University

3.8%

Syracuse University

3.6%

Springfield College

3.6%

Illinois State University

3.5%

New York University

3.4%

Webster University

3.4%

Pennsylvania State University

3.4%

Adelphi University

3.2%

University of Pittsburgh -

3.2%
Show More
Majors

Social Work

15.6%

Business

15.1%

Psychology

12.0%

Criminal Justice

5.7%

Counseling Psychology

5.6%

Education

5.4%

Human Services

4.6%

School Counseling

4.1%

Mental Health Counseling

3.8%

Management

3.6%

Sociology

3.5%

Nursing

3.1%

Elementary Education

2.6%

Communication

2.6%

Public Administration

2.3%

Health Care Administration

2.3%

Kinesiology

2.1%

Educational Leadership

2.0%

Human Resources Management

2.0%

Special Education

2.0%
Show More
Degrees

Masters

38.2%

Bachelors

35.4%

Other

13.4%

Associate

5.2%

Certificate

3.4%

Doctorate

3.4%

Diploma

0.6%

License

0.2%
Show More

Program Supervisor Videos

Electrician Career Information : Electrician Salary

Career Advice on becoming a Health and Safety Manager by Hamish B (Full Version)

New Supervisor Training: Program, Course, PPT, DVD, Video for New Supervisor Training

Job type you want
Full Time
Part Time
Internship
Temporary

Real Program Supervisor Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Engineering Plant Program Supervisor Entergy Services, Inc. Jackson, MS Apr 04, 2011 $108,499
Applications Programming Intermediate Supervisor University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI Apr 25, 2016 $80,018
Program Supervisor 2 Batesville Tool & Die, Inc. Batesville, IN Jun 28, 2016 $72,363
Intensive Individual Support Services Program Supervisor & Family Trainer Renoxx Caregivers, Inc. Lanham, MD Feb 02, 2016 $68,500
Program Supervisor 2 Batesville Tool & Die, Inc. Batesville, IN Aug 12, 2016 $67,800
Program Supervisor Autism Spectrum Therapies, Inc. Monrovia, CA Feb 01, 2011 $65,000
Program Supervisor Autism Spectrum Therapies, Inc. Santa Ana, CA Oct 01, 2012 $62,500
Program Supervisor .02 Clinical Psychologists) Autism Spectrum Therapies San Diego, CA Sep 22, 2016 $61,069
Program Supervisor Aisling Irish Community Center, Inc. Yonkers, NY Sep 01, 2015 $58,373
Program Supervisor, Counseling and Legal Services Dominican Women's Development Center, Inc. New York, NY Nov 30, 2015 $56,349
Corrections Program Supervisor Multnomah County Sheriff's Office Portland, OR Jan 05, 2016 $55,894 -
$86,257
Day Services Program Supervisor YAI-National Institute for People With Disabilitie New York, NY Oct 07, 2009 $54,032
Program Supervisor Familiesfirst, Inc. Campbell, CA Sep 29, 2010 $54,000
Program Supervisor Life Steps Foundation Inc. Santa Maria, CA Mar 08, 2010 $51,361
Program Supervisor & Family Trainer Renoxx Caregivers, Inc. Lanham, MD Dec 07, 2011 $48,001
Program Supervisor .02 Clinical Psychologists) Autism Spectrum Therapies San Diego, CA Sep 11, 2015 $47,528
Program Supervisor YAI-National Institute for People With Disabilit New York, NY Oct 07, 2009 $44,300
Volunteer Program Supervisor Hope Community Resources, Inc. Anchorage, AK Dec 18, 2012 $43,764
Volunteer Program Supervisor Hope Community Resources, Inc. Anchorage, AK Dec 01, 2011 $43,764
Program Supervisor Association for The Help of Retarded Children New York, NY Sep 20, 2010 $40,000
Riding Program Supervisor Mary V Keppler's Riding Enterprise, Ltd Medina, NY May 06, 2010 $39,903
Program Supervisor & Family Trainer Renoxx Caregivers, Inc. Lanham, MD Apr 02, 2016 $39,000
Program Supervisor & Family Trainer Renoxx Caregivers, Inc. Lanham, MD Dec 06, 2014 $39,000
Program Supervisor AHRC NYC New York, NY Oct 15, 2009 $38,000
Recreation Programs Supervisor Hope Community Resources, Inc. Anchorage, AK Dec 15, 2012 $37,169
Recreation Programs Supervisor Hope Community Resources, Inc. Anchorage, AK Oct 01, 2011 $37,169
Recreation Programs Supervisor Hope Community Resources, Inc. Anchorage, AK Sep 01, 2013 $37,169

No Results

To get more results, try adjusting your search by changing your filters.

Show More

How Would You Rate The Salary Of a Program Supervisor?

Have you worked as a Program Supervisor? Help other job seekers by rating your experience as a Program Supervisor.

Top Skills for A Program Supervisor

  1. Clinical Supervision
  2. Procedures
  3. Safety
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Provide clinical supervision to unlicensed therapists including training orientation, regular supervision as required by Florida Statutes and personnel evaluation.
  • Trained fellow Analysts on the utilization of internal guidelines and standard operating procedures.
  • Handled hazardous material and waste according to written procedures established by the Environmental Program and demonstrated the application of safety practices.
  • Provided direct care services including crisis intervention, behavior management, individual and group counseling sessions for adolescents.
  • Developed community based employment contracts with those with Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities

How Would You Rate Working As a Program Supervisor?

Are you working as a Program Supervisor? Help us rate Program Supervisor as a Career.

Rank:

Average Salary:

Embed On Your Website

Top 10 Best States for Program Supervisors

  1. District of Columbia
  2. New York
  3. Maryland
  4. California
  5. Minnesota
  6. New Jersey
  7. Connecticut
  8. Washington
  9. Georgia
  10. Virginia
  • (298 jobs)
  • (678 jobs)
  • (351 jobs)
  • (1,811 jobs)
  • (325 jobs)
  • (307 jobs)
  • (145 jobs)
  • (634 jobs)
  • (283 jobs)
  • (608 jobs)

Top Program Supervisor Employers

Jobs From Top Program Supervisor Employers

Program Supervisor Videos

Electrician Career Information : Electrician Salary

Career Advice on becoming a Health and Safety Manager by Hamish B (Full Version)

New Supervisor Training: Program, Course, PPT, DVD, Video for New Supervisor Training

Related to your recently viewed content