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Media Director Salary

A Media Director earns an average salary of $80,411 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Advertising and Strategic Planning.

$35,787 - $140,916
(Median)
$36K
$80K
$140K
MEDIAN: $80,411
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$10.21 - $45.30
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$45
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,787 - $140,916  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,524  
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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$32,326 - $149,276  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 451
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $45.30  
   
Overtime
$7.58 - $36.70  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,524  
   
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).
)
$32,326 - $149,276  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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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

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Experience Affects Media Director Salaries



National Average
$79,000



Skills That Affect Media Director Salaries




National Average
$79,000


Microsoft Word
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Social Media Marketing
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Adobe Photoshop
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 18%
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