Average Entry-Level Digital Media Specialists make around $42K per year. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Digital Media Specialists is high. Women Entry-Level Digital Media Specialists who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$31,108 - $61,765
(Median)
$31K
$42K
$62K
MEDIAN: $41,947
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90%

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$12.18 - $23.30
(Median)
$12
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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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
$31,108 - $61,765  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,104  
Profit Sharing
$600  
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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$29,773 - $60,440  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 535
National Hourly Rate 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$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.18 - $23.30  
   
Overtime
$20.28 - $33.89  
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
$0.00 - $6,104  
   
Commission
$201.34 - $29,799  
Profit Sharing
$600  
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).
)
$29,773 - $60,440  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 181
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,234

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For Entry-Level Digital Media Specialists, working in the bustling city of Seattle has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Digital Media Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+18 percent), New York (+18 percent), Washington (+18 percent), and Boston (+15 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Charlotte, 6 percent below the national average.

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Skills That Affect Digital Media Specialist Salaries

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 17%

Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
up arrow 11%

Online Marketing
up arrow 8%

Web Analytics
up arrow 6%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 3%

Marketing Communications
0%

Web Content Management
0%

National Average
$41,000

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 1%

Video Editing
up arrow 1%

Email Marketing
up arrow 1%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Graphic Design
up arrow 3%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 116 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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