Digital Media Specialist Salary (United States)

A Digital Media Specialist earns an average salary of $44,322 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Strategic Marketing and Project Management.
Digital Media Specialist Salary (?
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$31,012 - $67,392
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MEDIAN: $44,322
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Digital Media Specialist Salary (?
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$11.79 - $25.67
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,012 - $67,392  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,488  
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $3,878  
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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$30,287 - $67,720  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 436
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.79 - $25.67  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $40.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,488  
   
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $3,878  
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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$30,287 - $67,720  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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Job Description for Digital Media Specialist

Digital media specialists are responsible for creating and managing digital-related projects for their organization. They are in charge of organizing digital resources for media campaigns and presenting their progress and initiatives to executives in other departments. They generate digital media that increases brand loyalty and collaborate with other professionals; they must be an excellent team player, but also work well independently. Additionally, digital media specialists must be problem solvers that are able to multitask effectively. They also manage functionality of interactive flash files, making sure they work as intended. They maintain web-related media and update existing resources as needed. Some of their major responsibilities include creating online ads, seasonal content, newsletters, and calendars. They also have a strong knowledge of advanced graphic design techniques and be able to produce media files that help advertise their company and increase sales. They must stay on top of current design trends as well.
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Digital Media Specialist Tasks
  • Improve search engine optimization and general discovery of content by target groups.
  • Analyze and report on web traffic, analytics, and engagement.
  • Develop and implement online marketing policies and projects.
  • Capture and track public sentiment and interests around the industry or product.

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Pay by Experience Level for Digital Media Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Seattle
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Washington
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Los Angeles
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Denver
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Detroit
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Chicago
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Boston
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Atlanta
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National Average
$43,000
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Digital Media Specialist Reviews

What is it like working as a Digital Media Specialist?
Digital Media Specialist in Knoxville:
Pros: It is nice to have a steady income. The people I work with are very nice but I am still very young in comparison. My job can be fun and exciting when I am on certain projects, other times I am twiddling my thumbs asking for extra work.
Cons: My job can be fun and exciting when I am on certain projects, other times I am twiddling my thumbs asking for extra work.

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Experience Affects Digital Media Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%
National Average
$43,000

Skills That Affect Digital Media Specialist Salaries

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 23%
Project Management
up arrow 15%
Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
up arrow 6%
Online Marketing
up arrow 5%
Web Content Management
up arrow 3%
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 2%
National Average
$43,000
Video Editing
up arrow 1%
HTML
up arrow 1%
Web Marketing
up arrow 1%
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 2%
Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%
Email Marketing
up arrow 5%

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 107 votes.

Gender

Female
45%
female alumni
 
Male
55%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 14%
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