Earning around $119K per year on average, Associate Media Directors receive the most money, followed by Analytics Managers ($75K), Senior Media Planners (approximately $44K), and Assistant Media Buyers (about $33K).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($125K annually) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Birmingham, Mich. ($123K), Detroit, Mich. (around $55K), and New York, N.Y. ($49K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Universal Mccann pays its California employees the most; the pay rate there is about $104K per year.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $100K annually. The greater proportion of employees (58 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $50K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Qualified Individual, Google Advertising Professionals certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $56K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. At Universal Mccann, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest salaries at around $93K.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Advertising; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $115K per year. A common skill in Universal Mccann's work force is Microsoft Excel; around one in three of survey participants report using it on the job. Media Management, Strategic Planning, and SQL were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Nearly all workers save for retirement through Universal Mccann's 401(k) plan. A majority of employees do get paid time off for vacation, but only 38 percent get paid sick time. A fair number of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for a fair number of survey participants also include dental insurance. Universal Mccann also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, life insurance, a company cell phone, and a stock purchase plan.