Entry-Level Digital Media Specialist Salary

Average Entry-Level Digital Media Specialists make around $43K per year. In the world of Entry-Level Digital Media Specialists, total cash compensation can vary between $30K and $61K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $6K and $15K, respectively. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A fair number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$31,039 - $62,842
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$43K
$63K
MEDIAN: $42,966
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$12.22 - $22.90
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MEDIAN: $17.50
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,039 - $62,842  
   
Bonus
$294.09 - $6,093  
Profit Sharing
$152.05 - $14,795  
Commission
$201.34 - $29,799  
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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$29,725 - $61,402  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 526
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.22 - $22.90  
   
Overtime
$19.92 - $33.52  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$294.09 - $6,093  
   
Commission
$201.34 - $29,799  
Profit Sharing
$152.05 - $14,795  
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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$29,725 - $61,402  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 186
© PayScale, Inc. @ www.payscale.com

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,644

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For Entry-Level Digital Media Specialists, Seattle provides a pay rate that is 37 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Digital Media Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+19 percent), Chicago (+18 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), and Dallas (+12 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Kansas City, 12 percent below the national average. Columbus and Charlotte are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 11 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Digital Media Specialist

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 112 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
81%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Digital Media Specialist Salaries

Strategic Marketing
▲17%

Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
▲10%

Online Marketing
▲7%

Project Management
▲6%


Microsoft Excel
▲4%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▲2%

Marketing Communications
▼0%

National Average
$42,000







Adobe Illustrator
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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