A Media Director earns an average salary of $83,167 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Strategic Marketing, Advertising, Strategic Planning, and Media Management.

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MEDIAN: $83,167
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$9.79 - $23.52
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MEDIAN: $16.01
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$38,838 - $149,202  
   
Bonus
$300.00 - $20,412  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $15,319  
Total Pay (?
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$35,038 - $159,304  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 349
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.79 - $23.52  
   
Overtime
$22.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$300.00 - $20,412  
   
Profit Sharing
$993 - $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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$35,038 - $159,304  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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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

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $81,955

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Key Stats for Media Director

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
039
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Media Director Salaries



National Average
$82,000



Skills That Affect Media Director Salaries

Strategic Marketing
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Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$82,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 17%



Production Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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