Nearing the top of the pay scale are Associate Media Directors, Analytics Managers, Senior Media Planners, and Assistant Media Buyers; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $119K annually, the other salaries come in at about $75K, approximately $44K, and $33K, respectively.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($125K per year) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Birmingham, Mich. ($123K), Detroit, Mich. (approximately $55K), and New York, N.Y. ($49K) are the next top-paying cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of around $104K annually) in California.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $100K per year. Overall, the greater share of Universal Mccann folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $50K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Qualified Individual, Google Advertising Professionals, who make about $56K per year. Universal Mccann workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning approximately $93K on average.
In this position, it pays to have Advertising in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $115K annually. Microsoft Excel is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; nearly one in three of Universal Mccann's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Media Management, Strategic Planning, and SQL.
Benefits and Perks
The vast majority of respondents participate in a 401(k) program. A majority of employees can rely on paid vacation days, but only 38 percent have the luxury of paid sick time. A fair number of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for a solid majority of employees also include dental insurance. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and a stock purchase plan.