Media Director Salary

A Media Director earns an average salary of $83,269 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Advertising, Strategic Planning, Strategic Marketing, and Media Management.

$35,873 - $148,073
$36K
$81K
$150K
MEDIAN: $81,331
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50%
90%

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$9.84 - $24.72
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$17
$25
MEDIAN: $16.78
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$0$151K
Salary $35,873 - $148,073
Bonus $0.00 - $20,659
Profit Sharing $894 - $15,319
Commission $5,087
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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$32,727 - $151,475
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 318
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $9.84 - $24.72
Overtime $13.50
Annual Data $0$151K
Bonus $0.00 - $20,659
Commission $5,087
Profit Sharing $894 - $15,319
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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$32,727 - $151,475
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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Job Description for Media Director

By necessity, many large organizations must be able to communicate with the public. There are many reasons for this, and many ways in which it is done. One of the most common ways in which the organization proactively communicates a message to the general public is through mass media, and these organizations often employ a media director to coordinate these efforts. The media director is responsible for taking the intended message of the organization and making it accessible to the average person through the use of mass communication.

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Media Director Tasks

  • Create and implement media program(s).
  • Work with advertising and marketing departments to be sure the company's products or services are portrayed well and in the best possible medium.
  • Manage media department with supervision over media buyers and media planners.

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Pay by Experience Level for Media Director

Pay by Experience for a Media Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Media Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 88 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Media Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 128 salaries. An experienced Media Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 162 salaries. A Media Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 72 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $78,425

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Q: What is it like working as a Media Director?

Media Director in Jackson:
Pros: Easy going boss.
Cons: Pay, Work environment, location.

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Key Stats for Media Director

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Media Director Salaries

▲25%

▲18%

▲5%

National Average
$78,000

▼44%

Skills That Affect Media Director Salaries

▲27%


Strategic Marketing
▲24%





National Average
$78,000

Microsoft Word
▼13%


Social Media Marketing
▼16%


▼41%




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 21%
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