Entry-Level Digital Media Specialist Salary

Entry-Level Digital Media Specialists can expect wages of $43K per year on average. In the world of Entry-Level Digital Media Specialists, overall income ranges from $30K near the bottom to $61K at the top; this can include more than $6K from bonuses and more than $3K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Women Entry-Level Digital Media Specialists who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,245 - $62,428
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$43K
$62K
MEDIAN: $43,119
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$12.27 - $23.23
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MEDIAN: $17.25
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$0$62K
Salary $31,245 - $62,428
Bonus $292.99 - $5,973
Profit Sharing $151.01 - $2,980
Commission $6,000
Total Pay (?
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$29,844 - $61,133
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 535
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $12.27 - $23.23
Overtime $19.68 - $35.37
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $292.99 - $5,973
Commission $6,000
Profit Sharing $151.01 - $2,980
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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$29,844 - $61,133
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 188

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,577

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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). With compensation 12 percent below the national average, Kansas City is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Workers in Columbus and Charlotte earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (11 percent less and 7 percent less, respectively).

Digital Media Specialist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Digital Media Specialist in Washington:
"How to get promoted."
Don't believe everything you hear.

Key Stats for Digital Media Specialist

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 131 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Digital Media Specialist Salaries

Strategic Marketing
▲17%

Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
▲10%

Online Marketing
▲8%

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 131 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 18%
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