Entry-Level Digital Media Specialist Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Digital Media Specialists is around $43K annually. Total cash compensation for Entry-Level Digital Media Specialists runs from $30K to $61K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $6K and profit sharing that can reach almost $3K. Most Entry-Level Digital Media Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$31,083 - $62,321
$31K
$43K
$62K
MEDIAN: $42,986
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$12.25 - $22.84
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MEDIAN: $17.29
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,083 - $62,321  
   
Bonus
$287.83 - $6,093  
Profit Sharing
$152.05 - $3,030  
Commission
$6,000  
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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$29,700 - $61,168  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 544
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.25 - $22.84  
   
Overtime
$19.56 - $34.90  
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
$287.83 - $6,093  
   
Commission
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$152.05 - $3,030  
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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$29,700 - $61,168  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 192

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,499

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Entry-Level Digital Media Specialists will find that Seattle offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 38 percent. Entry-Level Digital Media Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+20 percent), Chicago (+18 percent), Los Angeles (+13 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. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Columbus and Charlotte (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 124 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Digital Media Specialist Salaries

Strategic Marketing
▲18%

Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
▲11%

Online Marketing
▲8%

Project Management
▲6%


Microsoft Excel
▲5%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▲2%

Marketing Communications
▲1%


National Average
$41,000






Adobe Illustrator
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 124 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 18%
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