Junior Media Buyer Salary

The average salary for a Junior Media Buyer is $34,874 per year.

$28,000 - $40,851
MEDIAN: $34,874

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$28,000 - $40,851  
$0.00 - $4,363  
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$25,633 - $42,322  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Job Description for Junior Media Buyer

Junior media buyers are tasked with securing advertising space on printed media, internet webpages, and television and radio. They often work directly for a company or consulting agency which negotiates on behalf of its clients.


Junior Media Buyer Tasks

  • 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 5 votes.


87 %
13 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 21%