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Junior Media Buyer Salary

The average salary for a Junior Media Buyer is $34,539 per year.
$28,597 - $40,406
MEDIAN: $34,538

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$28,597 - $40,406  
$0.00 - $2,948  
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).
$26,963 - $42,275  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Job Description for Junior Media Buyer

  • Assist in negotiation of advertising contracts, keeping campaign within client’s budget.
  • Communicate with media companies to find out available times or spaces and pricing for placing ads.
  • Conduct research to determine what media companies to buy advertising space from.
  • Inform senior media buyers of research results through presentations or written reports.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.


84 %
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 17%