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Media Director Salary

A Media Director earns an average salary of $80,028 per year. A skill in Advertising is associated with high pay for this job.

$35,766 - $139,877
(Median)
$36K
$80K
$140K
MEDIAN: $80,027
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$10.14 - $45.46
(Median)
$10
$15
$45
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,766 - $139,877  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,386  
Profit Sharing
$990 - $15,351  
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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$32,686 - $148,468  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 450
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $45.46  
   
Overtime
$7.47 - $37.25  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,386  
   
Profit Sharing
$990 - $15,351  
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).
)
$32,686 - $148,468  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Media Director

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

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Experience Affects Media Director Salaries



National Average
$78,000



Skills That Affect Media Director Salaries



Media Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$78,000


Microsoft Word
up arrow 13%





Social Media Marketing
up arrow 35%



Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 54%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 94 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 19%