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Assistant Media Planner Salary

Assistant Media Planners in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $34K per year on average. Most Assistant Media Planners survey respondents are women (70 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The majority of Assistant Media Planners claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
$29,027 - $41,043
(Median)
$29K
$34K
$41K
MEDIAN: $34,097
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90%

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$10.50 - $20.78
(Median)
$10
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$29,027 - $41,043  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,466  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,912 - $41,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 252
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.50 - $20.78  
   
Overtime
$19.46 - $29.09  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,466  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$28,912 - $41,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Job Description for Assistant Media Planner

  • Assist in negotiation of advertising contracts, keeping campaign within client’s budget.
  • Communicate with media companies to find out available times or spaces and pricing for placing ads.
  • Conduct research to determine what media companies to buy advertising space from.
  • Inform senior media buyers of research results through presentations or written reports.

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Assistant Media Planners only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Strategic Planning, Media Management, and Market Research are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Marketing Communications. Competency in Microsoft Excel frequently indicates knowledge of Strategic Planning.

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Skills That Affect Assistant Media Planner Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 2%

Media Management
up arrow 1%

Market Research
0%

National Average
$34,000

Marketing Communications
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
32%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 9%