Media Buyers with Negotiation skills take home approximately $45K per year on average. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Media Buyers with Negotiation skills making up 71 percent. The majority of Media Buyers with Negotiation skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. While just under a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,687 - $60,386
$33K
$45K
$60K
MEDIAN: $44,509
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$10.14 - $29.59
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MEDIAN: $19.30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,687 - $60,386  
   
Bonus
$103.04 - $6,745  
Profit Sharing
$1,221  
Commission
$3,000  
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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$33,625 - $60,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 124
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $29.59  
   
Overtime
$25.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$103.04 - $6,745  
   
Commission
$3,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,221  
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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$33,625 - $60,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Pay by Experience Level for Media Buyer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $42K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $52K. Media Buyers with Negotiation skills bring in $56K after working for 10 to 20 years. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Media Buyers with Negotiation skills report making only $52K on average.

Key Stats for Media Buyer

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
060
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Media Buyer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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