Information, Media & Telecommunications Industry Pay Trends
Updated April 1, 2013
This industry ensures that you get your news and information, whether it’s on your favorite website, radio station, TV channel or in your local paper. Common employers include newspaper publishers, software publishers, video production studios and wireless telecommunications companies.
The information, media and telecommunications industry (51), as defined by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), includes the following: newspaper publishers, book publishers, software publishers, video production, music recording, television broadcasting, wireless telecommunications, web search portals, libraries. View the full definition on Census.gov.
The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in the United States. In addition to a national index, it includes separate indices for specific industries, metropolitan areas, job categories, and company sizes. The PayScale Index uses 2006 average total cash compensation as a baseline.