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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 $35K annually on average. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The majority of Assistant Media Planners claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$29,377 - $40,994
(Median)
$29K
$35K
$41K
MEDIAN: $34,573
10%
50%
90%

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$11.56 - $22.30
(Median)
$12
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$29,377 - $40,994  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,086  
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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$29,345 - $42,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 228
National Hourly Rate 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$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.56 - $22.30  
   
Overtime
$19.73 - $30.40  
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.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,086  
   
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).
)
$29,345 - $42,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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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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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Assistant Media Planners who took the survey. 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 and Market Research. Experience with Microsoft Excel is often linked with knowledge of Strategic Planning.

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Skills That Affect Assistant Media Planner Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 1%

Media Management
0%

National Average
$35,000

Market Research
up arrow 3%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
33%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 9%
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